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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.


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  • 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. A Shady Friend For Torrid Days , Emily Dickinson
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  5. 5. My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant , Charles Bukowski
  6. 6. The Friend , Marge Piercy
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  8. 8. A Confession To A Friend In Trouble , Thomas Hardy
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  10. 10. Friend , Rabindranath Tagore
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  12. 12. To A Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses , John Keats
  13. 13. To A Friend , William Carlos Williams
  14. 14. To A Friend , Amy Lowell
  15. 15. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Ezra Pound
  16. 16. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Li Po
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  18. 18. To A Friend Concerning Several Ladies , William Carlos Williams
  19. 19. Your Catfish Friend , Richard Brautigan
  20. 20. You Smile Upon Your Friend To-Day , Alfred Edward Housman
  21. 21. The Best Friend , William Henry Davies
  22. 22. To A Friend , Matthew Arnold
  23. 23. Farewell My Friend , Sylvia Chidi
  24. 24. Mock Panegyric On A Young Friend , Jane Austen
  25. 25. Last Words To A Dumb Friend , Thomas Hardy
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  27. 27. A Dead Friend , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  28. 28. A Friend In Need, A Friend Indeed , Meggie Gultiano
  29. 29. Who Is Your Best Friend? , Julius Babarinsa
  30. 30. A Best Friend , James Ruka
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  33. 33. To A Friend Going Blind , Jorie Graham
  34. 34. My Imaginary Friend (Children) , C.J. Heck
  35. 35. Friend And Foe , Friedrich Schiller
  36. 36. My Friend, My Friend , Anne Sexton
  37. 37. A Poem For A True Friend, My Friend , the poet
  38. 38. To A Republican Friend , Matthew Arnold
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  40. 40. The Death Of A Friend , John W. Litteral
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  44. 44. A Departed Friend , Julia Ann Moore
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