As It Was…

with ‘Vincent’ then, so it is with me now…

My Candle burns at both ends

It will not last the night

But ah, my foes and oh, my friends

It gives a lovely light!

-Edna St. Vincent Millay  (“A Few Figs From Thistles,” 1920)

I’ll be back when I get a new candle. Peace out lovely scribes.


Author: valo

I am a poet, writer and activist with a special interest in human rights for children and women as well as the elimination of poverty worldwide. If you read this today, feed someone locally for me will you? Drop off a non perishable food item at the food bank nearest you and consider yourself hugged. Thank you!

7 thoughts on “As It Was…”

  1. I love the poem, I think you might remember that.

    Shame not to have you around, but we all need a new candle here and there.
    Hope to see you in those other places..

    Peace and hugs 😉

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