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Quotation by Edna St. Vincent Millay
I, being born a woman and distressed
By all the needs and notions of my kind,
Am urged by your propinquity to find
Your person fair, and feel a certain zest
To bear your body's weight upon my breast:
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950), U.S. poet. I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed (l. 1–5). . ;
pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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