First Fig

Original Text: 
Edna St. Vincent Millay, A Few Figs from Thistles: Poems and Sonnets (New York and London: Harper, 1922): 1. PS 3525 I495F4 Robarts Library.
1My candle burns at both ends;
2    It will not last the night;
3But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends --
4    It gives a lovely light!
Publication Start Year: 
Publication Notes: 
Published in Poetry
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.