Edna St. Vincent Millay

Rockland / Maine / United States
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rockland / Maine / United States
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The Shroud

Rating: 2.7

Death, I say, my heart is bowed
Unto thine,—O mother!
This red gown will make a shroud
Good as any other!

(I, that would not wait to wear
My own bridal things,
In a dress dark as my hair
Made my answerings.

I, to-night, that till he came
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Amar Agarwala 22 February 2017

A meaningful poem on death.

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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014

I don't remember ever reading this particular poem. Interesting.

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