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Sonnets 01: We Talk Of Taxes, And I Call You Friend - Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay

We talk of taxes, and I call you friend;
Well, such you are,—but well enough we know
How thick about us root, how rankly grow
Those subtle weeds no man has need to tend,
That flourish through neglect, and soon must send
Perfume too sweet upon us and overthrow
Our steady senses; how such matters go
We are aware, and how such matters end.
Yet shall be told no meagre passion here;
With lovers such as we forevermore
Isolde drinks the draught, and Guinevere
Receives the Table's ruin through her door,
Francesca, with the loud surf at her ear,
Lets fall the colored book upon the floor.


Comments about Sonnets 01: We Talk Of Taxes, And I Call You Friend by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • Rookie - 63 Points Colleen Courtney (5/17/2014 1:18:00 PM)

    An interesting poem by the poet. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Meleia Von Walsung (5/28/2010 1:15:00 PM)

    I could complete my life hearing and reading only St Vincent Millay! Bittersweet resignation seems to be a leit motif in many of her works, and the pictures she paints with her choice of words are always, to me, brooding, somber, sad in a universal sense. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Friend

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  3. 3. My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant , Charles Bukowski
  4. 4. A Shady Friend For Torrid Days , Emily Dickinson
  5. 5. Thinking Of A Friend At Night , Hermann Hesse
  6. 6. A Prison Gets To Be A Friend , Emily Dickinson
  7. 7. A True Friend , Brandi Young
  8. 8. A Confession To A Friend In Trouble , Thomas Hardy
  9. 9. The Friend , Marge Piercy
  10. 10. To A Friend , Amy Lowell
  11. 11. Your Catfish Friend , Richard Brautigan
  12. 12. To A Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses , John Keats
  13. 13. My Friend , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Ezra Pound
  15. 15. To A Friend , William Carlos Williams
  16. 16. My Friend Mary , Ernestine Northover
  17. 17. The Best Friend , William Henry Davies
  18. 18. You Smile Upon Your Friend To-Day , Alfred Edward Housman
  19. 19. Friend , Rabindranath Tagore
  20. 20. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Li Po
  21. 21. Farewell My Friend , Sylvia Chidi
  22. 22. Mock Panegyric On A Young Friend , Jane Austen
  23. 23. To A Friend , Matthew Arnold
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  25. 25. To A Friend Concerning Several Ladies , William Carlos Williams
  26. 26. A Dead Friend , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  27. 27. A Friend In Need, A Friend Indeed , Meggie Gultiano
  28. 28. Who Is Your Best Friend? , Julius Babarinsa
  29. 29. A Best Friend , James Ruka
  30. 30. Fear Not, Dear Friend, But Freely Live Y.. , Robert Louis Stevenson
  31. 31. A Departed Friend , Julia Ann Moore
  32. 32. My Most Distinguished Guest And Learned .. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  33. 33. Friend And Foe , Friedrich Schiller
  34. 34. Last Words To A Dumb Friend , Thomas Hardy
  35. 35. My Imaginary Friend (Children) , C.J. Heck
  36. 36. To A Republican Friend , Matthew Arnold
  37. 37. The Death Of A Friend , John W. Litteral
  38. 38. To A Friend Going Blind , Jorie Graham
  39. 39. If You Had A Friend , Robert William Service
  40. 40. The Lost Friend , Amy Levy
  41. 41. A Friend Sends Her Perfumed Carriage , Li Ching Chao
  42. 42. My Friend, My Friend , Anne Sexton
  43. 43. A Poem For A True Friend, My Friend , the poet
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  47. 47. I Should Not Dare To Leave My Friend , Emily Dickinson
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  49. 49. A Friend Is..... , Herbert Nehrlich
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