Sunday, April 30, 2017

“Afternoon on a Hill" by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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April 30, 2017

Afternoon on a Hill

Edna St. Vincent Millay

About This Poem


"Afternoon on a Hill" was published in Renascence and Other Poems (Harper & Brothers, 1917).


Edna St. Vincent Millay was born in Rockland, Maine, in 1892. Her collections of poetry include Second April (Harper & Brothers, 1921) and The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver (F. Shay, 1922), which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. She died in 1950.


Photo credit: Carl Van Vechten 


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