Edna St. Vincent Millay

Rockland / Maine / United States
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rockland / Maine / United States
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Pity Me Not Because The Light Of Day

Rating: 3.2
Pity me not because the light of day
At close of day no longer walks the sky;
Pity me not for beauties passed away
From field and thicket as the the year goes by;
Pity me not the waning of the moon,
Nor that the ebbing tide goes out to sea,
Nor that a man's desire is hushed so soon,
And you no longer look with love on me.
This have I known always: Love is no more
Than the wide blossom which the wind assails,
Than the great tide that treads the shifting shore,
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COMMENTS
Rusty Brown 27 August 2018
Text is incorrect. Should be...every turn in the last line.
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M J Edwards 12 June 2018
Error in line 4 = the the year SHOULD READ the year line 14 = every turn (not ever turn)
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Nunya 19 March 2018
ok...........................................................................................................................................................
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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014
Have always enjoyed reading this particular piece.
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Rusty Brown 27 August 2018
Have always enjoyed quoting those last two lines to my girlfriend whenever appropriate.
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