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I recently had the pleasure of reading a collection of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay and I must say, I was truly captivated by her words. Millay's poetry is both raw and honest, delving deep into themes of love, loss, and longing.

Her use of imagery and language is striking, painting vivid pictures with her words. I found myself drawn into each poem, feeling as though I was experiencing the emotions she described firsthand. Millay's ability to capture complex emotions in such a beautiful and succinct way is truly admirable.

One particular aspect of her poetry that stood out to me was the way she explored the complexities of relationships. Whether it was the pain of heartbreak or the joy of new love, Millay's poems resonated with me on a deep emotional level.

Overall, I highly recommend this collection of poems to anyone who appreciates powerful and evocative writing. Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry is timeless and speaks to the universal human experience in a way that is both poignant and profound.

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This volume of poems was published in 1923, the year Edna St. Vincent Millay became the third woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. It was perhaps the lead poem in this volume, Renascence, published in 1918 in a literary contest that first won her widespread recognition. Her works also included drama and prose, and in 1943 became the second woman to win the Robert Frost Prize for poetry. This volume is divided into three sections of lyric poems, including sonnets, a poetic form of which she was a master. - Summary by Larry Wilson

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