Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

Grown-Up - Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Was it for this I uttered prayers,
And sobbed and cursed and kicked the stairs,
That now, domestic as a plate,
I should retire at half-past eight?


Comments about Grown-Up by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/17/2014 9:23:00 AM)

    A quirky and humorous little poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 50 Points Candy Kelly (2/11/2009 1:57:00 AM)

    I love her sense of humor in this one. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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