Edna St. Vincent Millay: what shoes she wore

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Edna St. Vincent Millay‘s shoes in the National Museum of American History (Photo: Creative Commons)

People dress and go to town;
      I sit in my chair.
All my thoughts are slow and brown:
Standing up or sitting down
Little matters, or what gown
      Or what shoes I wear.
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(From “Sorrow,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay)

 


2 Responses to “Edna St. Vincent Millay: what shoes she wore”

  1. MaryAnn Says:

    I adore Edna St Vincent Millay, whose burning candle ended much too soon. The picture of her shoes is priceless — this is the debonaire, dancing lady who took The Village by storm. Thank you!

  2. Cynthia Haven Says:

    You’re welcome, MaryAnn! Thanks for checking in.

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