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Edna St. Vincent Millay - Second Fig

Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!

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Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poem: 2. Second Fig
Volume: A Few Figs From Thistles
Year: Published/Written in 1921

Comment 2 of 2, added on February 22nd, 2010 at 12:01 PM.
Second Fig

Seldom has truth so successfully contradicted religion.

Mel Rosenbaum from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on November 1st, 2009 at 12:30 AM.

Like ,"First Fig," this poem is about living: Dare, Risk, LIVE....those who aim for security, just don't get it.

gloria elizabeth from United States

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