6 Most Popular Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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  • Love Is Not All

    in Famous Sad Love Poems

    Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
    Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
    Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink
    And rise and sink and rise and sink again;

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  • The Ballad Of The Harp Weaver

    in Famous Narrative Poems

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

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    • Poem of the Week
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    The poem is a short, sweet, and precise journey of a great son-mother relationship. It takes one through the sacred and holy shares of time given by a mother in dedication to her child. The...

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  • Time Does Not Bring Relief (Sonnet II)

    in Famous Death Poems

    Time does not bring relief; you all have lied
    Who told me time would ease me of my pain!
    I miss him in the weeping of the rain;
    I want him at the shrinking of the tide;

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    No, time doesn't heal the pain. Trust me, on the day you went away, I cried hard that day. I miss you so much. I wished that we would have gone together. Yeah, they lied when they said give...

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  • Ebb

    in Famous Sad Love Poems

    I know what my heart is like
    Since your love died:
    It is like a hollow ledge
    Holding a little pool

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  • Dirge Without Music

    in Famous Death Poems

    I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground.
    So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind:
    Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. Crowned
    With lilies and with laurel they go; but I am not resigned.

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  • Spring

    in Famous Nature Poems

    To what purpose, April, do you return again?
    Beauty is not enough.
    You can no longer quiet me with the redness
    Of little leaves opening stickily.

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