Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, FIRST FIG, by EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY



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First Line: My candle burns at both ends
Last Line: It gives a lovely light!
Alternate Author Name(s): Boyd, Nancy; Boissevain, Eugen, Mrs.
Variant Title(s): My Candle
Subject(s): Carpe Diem


My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends --
It gives a lovely light!





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