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My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!
Edna St. Vincent Millay laughing and having fun with her friends.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950) was an American poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923 and was also known for her feminist activism.
“First Fig” is in the public domain.