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Edna St. Vincent Millay: 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.

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A charming snapshot of Edna St. Vincent Millay, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Best Volume of Verse in 1922. (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images)

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This entry was posted on June 24, 2022 by in Opinion Leaders, Poetry and tagged , , .

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