Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

Second Fig


Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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