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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Poetry Sunday: Renascence by Edna St. Vincent Millay
There was a reference to this poem in the book that I am currently reading, and, not being familiar with it, of course, I had to look it up. I'm so glad I did for the poem seems to speak to our time even though it was written over a hundred years ago in 1917, another dark time in the world. It's quite long, much longer than the poems I usually feature here, but take time to read it all the way through and I think you'll find it very relevant to our era of pandemic and political chaos. Pay special attention to that last stanza: