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Edna St. Vincent Millay - If I Should Learn, In Some Quite Casual Way

IF I should learn, in some quite casual way,  
    That you were gone, not to return again—  
Read from the back-page of a paper, say,  
    Held by a neighbor in a subway train,  
How at the corner of this avenue         
    And such a street (so are the papers filled)  
A hurrying man—who happened to be you—  
    At noon to-day had happened to be killed,  
I should not cry aloud—I could not cry  
    Aloud, or wring my hands in such a place—         
I should but watch the station lights rush by  
    With a more careful interest on my face,  
Or raise my eyes and read with greater care  
Where to store furs and how to treat the hair.

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Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poem: If I Should Learn, In Some Quite Casual Way

Comment 4 of 4, added on August 4th, 2014 at 4:03 PM.

pq5dNK Muchos Gracias for your blog post.Thanks Again. Cool.

matzcrorkz from Kazakhstan
Comment 3 of 4, added on August 3rd, 2014 at 2:36 PM.

n2tuJc Thank you for your post. Will read on...

crorkz matz from Slovakia Republic
Comment 2 of 4, added on February 10th, 2012 at 3:59 PM.

Scott Lucas,Iran = Libya? You’re fnieunr than you look.You’re a serial liar and that’s why no one bothers giving you long answers.

Mega from Slovenia

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