Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

Ebb - Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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I know what my heart is like
Since your love died:
It is like a hollow ledge
Holding a little pool
Left there by the tide,
A little tepid pool,
Drying inward from the edge.


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  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/17/2014 8:46:00 AM)

    A wonderful little piece that describes perfectly how our hearts feel when losing a loved one for whatever reason. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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