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Edna St. Vincent Millay

“I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one. ”
– Afternoon on a Hill

April is National Poetry Month. Over the course of the month, I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite lines from some of my favorite poets. Today, please enjoy this snippet by Edna St. Vincent Millay. I dedicate this post to my dear, departed friend, Kia.

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Emily Dickinson

“A WORD is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just
Begins to live
That day.”

April is National Poetry Month. Over the course of the month, I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite lines from some of my favorite poets. Today, please enjoy Emily Dickinson.