Humoresque

Original Text: 
Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems (New York and London: Harper, 1923): 27. 6th printing. PS 3525 I495H3 Robarts Library.
2"What queer books she must have read!"
3(Love, by whom I was beguiled,
4Grant I may not bear a child.)
5"Little does she guess to-day
6What the world may be!" they say.
7(Snow, drift deep and cover
8Till the spring my murdered lover.)

Notes

1] The title means `a musical whimsy, a fanciful composition.' Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
1918
Publication Notes: 
Published in The Dial
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.
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