Edna St. Vincent Millay quotes

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I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
It mattering not how beautiful you were,
Or how beloved above all else that dies.
this wonder fled,
Altered, estranged, disintegrated, lost.
Nor shall my love avail you in your hour.
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age.
The child is grown, and puts away childish things.
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Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.
Nobody that matters, that is.
Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave
Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind;
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let geese
Gabble and hiss, but heroes seek release
From dusty bondage into luminous air.
Fortunate they
Who, though once only and then but far away,
Have heard her massive sandal set on stone.
Euclid alone
Has looked on Beauty bare. Fortunate they
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My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
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