Memorial Day 25-05-0905-12-15 / Lisa Guidarini "Down, down, down into the darkness of the graveGently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind;Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave.I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned." – Edna St. Vincent Millay Share this:RedditPinterestTwitterLinkedInFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...
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Beautiful poem (one of my favorites) and so appropriate for today. Thank you.
Thanks for some Millay. Lots of critics tend to slight her nowadays; they shouldn’t. She was great beyond great. My summer sojourn I hope is going to be a trip to Steepletop, her final home.
George, I just love Millay. I’ve been to Camden, ME, where she lived for a while. I have some photos of her statue in a park there, but I’ve never been to any of her homes. It seems she moved around a fair amount of times.
Camden is beautiful. I could see myself living there.
J.G. – I pondered whether I should add the poem, or let the photo speak for itself. There are some very affecting images coming out of Dover A.F.B. lately.