Edna St. Vincent Millay

Rockland / Maine / United States
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rockland / Maine / United States
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And Do You Think That Love Itself

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And do you think that love itself,
Living in such an ugly house,
Can prosper long?
We meet and part;
Our talk is all of heres and nows,
Our conduct likewise; in no act
Is any future, any past;
Under our sly, unspoken pact,
I KNOW with whom I saw you last,
But I say nothing; and you know
At six-fifteen to whom I go—
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COMMENTS
Colleen Courtney 16 May 2014
Very sad for a woman to resign herself to such a heartbreaking fate.
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* Sunprincess * 19 March 2014
.........true love? ...pretty sure this is not.. Even the bored, insulted heart, That signed so long and tight a lease, Can BREAK it CONTRACT, slump in peace.
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