From A Very Little Sphinx by Edna St. Vincent Millay

from A Very Little Sphinx…

I
Come along in then, little girl!
Or else stay out!
But in the open door she stands,
And bites her lip and twists her hands,
And stares upon me, trouble-eyed:
“Mother,” she says,
“I can’t decide! I can’t decide!”

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

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