Poems

"Renascence"
Sonnet in Answer to a Question
Sonnet

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EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1892-1950)

Born in:  Rockland, Maine

Attended:  Vassar College

Published:  "Renascence," "The Harp Weaver" (play), 
           "A Few Figs from Thistles" (book of poetry), 
           "The Lamp and the Bell" (story)

Awards:  Pulitzer Prize (1922)

Notes:  Millay is known among other things for 
openly declaring herself bisexual:  At a cocktail 
party, Millay was discussing her recurrent headaches 
with a psychologist who asked her, "I wonder if it 
has ever occurred to you that you might perhaps, 
although you are hardly conscious of it, have an 
occasional impulse toward a person of your own sex?"  
Her response: "Oh, you mean I'm homosexual! Of course 
I am, and heterosexual too, but what's that got to do 
with my headache?"


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