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Edna St. Vincent Millay - Midnight Oil

Cut if you will, with Sleep's dull knife,
Each day to half its length, my friend,--
The years that Time take off my life,
He'll take from off the other end!

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Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poem: 15. Midnight Oil
Volume: A Few Figs From Thistles
Year: Published/Written in 1921
Poem of the Day: Sep 5 2000

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Comment 3 of 4, added on February 1st, 2012 at 4:32 PM.

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Comment 2 of 4, added on July 23rd, 2008 at 6:14 PM.

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