Treasure Island

Edna St. Vincent Millay

(22 February 1892 – 19 October 1950 / Rockland / Maine / United States)

Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay

161. When We Are Old And These Rejoicing Veins 1/13/2003
162. Whereas At Morning In A Jeweled Crown 1/13/2003
163. Wild Swans 1/13/2003
164. Witch-Wife 1/13/2003
165. Wraith 1/13/2003

The Shroud

Death, I say, my heart is bowed
Unto thine,—O mother!
This red gown will make a shroud
Good as any other!

(I, that would not wait to wear
My own bridal things,
In a dress dark as my hair
Made my answerings.

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