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Millay discusses her thoughts on poetry, including a love for poetry in three different ways -- intellectually, spiritually, and sensually -- identifying her inspirations in each category. She explains this "is the same as to say, I am one part brain, one part soul, and three parts flesh and blood." She also shares a bit more about her ongoing correspondence with the editor of The Lyric Year.
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Any use should credit: SpC MS 815 sc, Edna St. Vincent Millay Papers, 1912-1922, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
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English Language and Literature | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | History | Modern Literature
St. Vincent Millay, Edna, "Letter 2: Edna St. Vincent Millay to Gladys Niles, October, 1912" (1912). Edna St. Vincent Millay Papers, 1912-1922. 6.