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If you learn about Millay you will appreciate this poem.

Her personality is so evident in it,it just embodies her spirit,a
contradiction - a deeply sensitive woman with a hard as nails character.

She begins stating her naivety she is "young and green" a beginner.

You can almost hear her head up saying "Never in the world will I to living
wight give over, air my mind To anyone"

She'd never bend to vunerablity,her youthful defiance to bring herself out
to be judged and juried by anyone.Her naivety allows her to estimate her
own value.

"Hang out its ancient secrets in the strong wind
To be shredded and fadedó"

She emphasises the sacredness of her secrets,the importance of them to
her,what criticism may do to things she prized.

"Oh, me, invaded
And sacked by the wind and the sun!"

But in the end she has no choice she is forced into letting others be juror
to her value and is naive no longer.

I think poem refers to both herself and her poetry.


Oh, me, invaded


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Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poem: Being Young And Green
Added: Feb 21 2003
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Poem of the Day: Feb 25 2006


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