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Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Epitaph


Heap not on this mound
Roses that she loved so well:
Why bewilder her with roses,
That she cannot see or smell?

She is happy where she lies
With the dust upon her eyes.



Edna St. Vincent Millay


Edna St. Vincent Millay's other poems:
  1. The Fledgling
  2. The Betrothal
  3. The Shroud
  4. The Blue-Flag in the Bog
  5. Underground System


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Samuel Coleridge Epitaph ("Stop, Christian passer-by : Stop, child of God")
  • Percy Shelley Epitaph ("These are two friends whose lives were undivided") 1822
  • Robert Southey Epitaph ("HERE, in the fruitful vales of Somerset")
  • Walter Scott Epitaph ("AMID these aisles, where once his precepts showed")
  • Thomas Hardy Epitaph ("I never cared for Life: Life cared for me")
  • Abraham Cowley Epitaph ("Underneath this marble stone")
  • Katherine Philips Epitaph ("What on Earth deserves our trust?")
  • Elinor Wylie Epitaph ("For this she starred her eyes with salt")

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