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Edna St. Vincent Millay: what shoes she wore

Friday, December 6th, 2013


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.
(From “Sorrow,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay)