Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

A Visit To The Asylum Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Once from a big, big building,
When I was small, small,
The queer folk in the windows
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  • Bronze Star - 2,511 Points John Richter (11/24/2014 12:03:00 PM)

    What a wonderfully angelic poem about a little girls fond and innocent memories. Oh how sweet dear Edna must have been. I'm sad that decades separate us for I would have much enjoyed her company........ (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 59 Points Brian Jani (5/16/2014 7:19:00 PM)

    Well writtem poem edna (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (5/16/2014 7:14:00 PM)

    ..........oh this is very nice....truly enjoyed this write.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/16/2014 2:47:00 PM)

    So sweet and innocent. Nice rhythm. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Meaghan Feerick (2/27/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    the innocence at the end almost hurts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (2/20/2014 9:58:00 AM)

    Sad at the thought of so many lattice windows but love the gentle appreciation of youth. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 9 Points John Hardesty (7/2/2013 1:18:00 PM)

    One feels maybe too, O Edna was among her peers! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gabrielle A. Macdonald (1/22/2007 12:32:00 AM)

    Tender, sweet, counters all the 'asylum' stereotypes of the time. (Report) Reply

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