Thursday, October 1, 2009

Ebb


I KNOW what my heart is like
Since your love died:
It is like a hollow ledge
Holding a little pool
Left there by the tide,
A little tepid pool,
Drying inward from the edge.


Edna St. Vincent Millay

2 comments:

  1. Her biography Savage Beauty is one of my favorite books ever. She was an AMAZING woman.

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  2. I haven't read that but her poems are definitely amazing. Thanks for mentioning it---I am going to check it out!

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