Edna St. Vincent Millay Quotes

I screamed, and—lo!—Infinity Came down and settled over me;
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence (l. 39-40). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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The soul can split the sky in two, And let the face of God shine through.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence, st. 8, Renascence and Other Poems (1917).
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The world stands out on either side No wider than the heart is wide; Above the world is stretched the sky,— No higher than the soul is high.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence (l. 275-280). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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And he whose soul is flat—the sky Will cave in on him by and by.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence (l. 291-292). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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God, I can push the grass apart And lay my finger on Thy heart.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence, st. 7.
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The gossiping of friendly spheres, The creaking of the tented sky, The ticking of Eternity.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence (l. 58-60). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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All I could see from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood;
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Renascence (l. 1-2). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palaces built upon the sand.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Second Fig, A Few Figs From Thistles (1920).
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Dust in an urn long since, dispersed and dead Is great Apollo; and the happier he;
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Sonnet to Gath (l. 9-10). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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Country of hunchbacks!—where the strong, straight spine Jeered at by crooked children, makes his way Through by-streets at the kindest hour of day,
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), U.S. poet. Sonnet to Gath (l. 1-3). . ; pseud. "Nancy Boyd" Collected Poems [Edna St. Vincent Millay]. Norma Millay, ed. (1956) Harper and Row.
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