Edna St. Vincent Millay

Rockland / Maine / United States
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rockland / Maine / United States
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The Ballad Of The Harp-Weaver

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"Son," said my mother,
When I was knee-high,
"you've need of clothes to cover you,
and not a rag have I.

"There's nothing in the house
To make a boy breeches,
Nor shears to cut a cloth with,
Nor thread to take stitches.

"There's nothing in the house
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Potential Poem Lover 13 November 2019

Great poem, but what is the purpose of it? . Why did she right it. Even without knowing, this poem is great!

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The affection of a mother is highlighted and it is great.

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The affection of a mother is highlighted and it is great.

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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014

I love the story told through this wonderful write!

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