Edna St. Vincent Millay, “Theme and Variations, 2”

Heart, do not stain my skin

With bruises; go about

Your simple function. Mind,

Sleep now; do not intrude;

And do not spy; be kind.

Sweet blindness, now begin.

– Edna St. Vincent Millay, “Theme and Variations, 2” 

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Edna St. Vincent Millay,

 

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