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Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay


The Return from Town


As I sat down by Saddle Stream
  To bathe my dusty feet there,
A boy was standing on the bridge
  Any girl would meet there.

As I went over Woody Knob
  And dipped into the hollow,
A youth was coming up the hill
  Any maid would follow.

Then in I turned at my own gate,Ч
  And nothing to be sad forЧ
To such a man as any wife
  Would pass a pretty lad for.



Edna St. Vincent Millay


Edna St. Vincent Millay's other poems:
  1. Memorial to D.C.
  2. Tavern
  3. Inland
  4. When the Year Grows Old
  5. Second Fig


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