Edna St. Vincent Millay

Rockland / Maine / United States
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rockland / Maine / United States
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God's World

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O world, I cannot hold thee close enough!
   Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!
   Thy mists that roll and rise!
Thy woods this autumn day, that ache and sag
And all but cry with colour! That gaunt crag
To crush! To lift the lean of that black bluff!
World, World, I cannot get thee close enough!

Long have I known a glory in it all,
   But never knew I this;
   Here such a passion is
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COMMENTS
Godson Aheto 09 June 2019
Add a comment. please I want questions and answers to the colour of God
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Chukwuebuka Adebayo 29 July 2016
When beautiful poem I read, I feel wordless, and my head whispers it again and again
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Dinda Khairani 09 December 2015
This is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing! 10
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Melissa Patty 16 July 2015
Beautiful wording, really enjoyed reading it!
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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014
Have always enjoyed reading this particular piece.
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