Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

Ashes Of Life


Love has gone and left me and the days are all alike;
Eat I must, and sleep I will,—and would that night were
here!
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  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/16/2014 3:04:00 PM)

    The lonely hours of surviving a broken heart. Been there and it's so very aptly put when she speaks of can't wait for
    night to fall but then can't wait for it to end. Spot on! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Frank Lambert (8/14/2009 2:13:00 PM)

    I kinda like this one. I'm gonna have to come back to find out why. (Report) Reply

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