Ashes of Life

  • Ashes of Life

  • Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Love has gone and left me and the days are all alike;

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  • Eat I must, and sleep I will, — and would that night were here!

  • But ah! — to lie awake and hear the slow hours strike!

  • Would that it were day again! — with twilight near!

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  • Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Love has gone and left me and I don't know what to do;

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  • This or that or what you will is all the same to me;

  • But all the things that I begin I leave before I'm through, —

  • There's little use in anything as far as I can see.

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  • Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Love has gone and left me, — and the neighbors knock and borrow,

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  • And life goes on forever like the gnawing of a mouse, —

  • And to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow

  • There's this little street and this little house.


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