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Analysis and comments on Eel-Grass by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Comment 3 of 9, added on February 10th, 2012 at 6:03 PM.

I can’t die any time soon,And my htoaeitisn stems Not from fear
of the hereafterOr any strong yearning for Earth.I just don’t know
where to goWhen I leave this place. I’ve made arrangements for
my soul;It’s the empty carcass I planTo leave behind that makes
meDelay my departure.If the mister and I are to lieSide by side til
judgment day, Not spooning but lying straightAnd stiff, we must agree,
yetNo place suits the two of us.For me, I’d just as soon spendThe
time between now and heavenWrapped in an old quilt softFrom too many
washes. I preferA simple pine box, not the topModel some funeral
homeProprietor pushes to guilt riddenNext of kin. Plant me atop the
hillWhere my people lie, have lainFor more than a century.He may not know
where he wantsTo rest, but he knows the placesHe rejects. My places.
He’d be content To have his ashes tossed skyward,To leave behind
no stone marker,No sacred spot for those who stayBehind when we leave this
place.I shudder at the thought of fireAnd bones, at leaving hereFor no
place in particular, Or worse, my ash remains,Drifting down the creek,
washingAshore in some Child’s swimming hole(sorry for odd
capitalization. I am attending the NCWN confefence and relying on my iPad
note pad.)

Lucyna from Jamaica
Comment 2 of 9, added on January 20th, 2005 at 4:35 PM.

This poem has brought me comfort on many occassions. I

judy from United States
Comment 1 of 9, added on October 15th, 2004 at 11:00 AM.

This poem is AWESOME! I love the subtle rhyme scheme and metapjor for life.

Jenny from United States

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Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poem: Eel-Grass
Added: Feb 21 2003
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