Aubade by Edna St. Vincent Millay

from “Aubade”

From the wound of my enemy that thrust me through in the dark wood
I arose; with sweat on my lip and the wild wood grasses in my spur
I arose and stood.
But never did I arise from loving her.

Millay, Edna St. Vincent. Collected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. New York: Harper, 1939.

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