by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)

Spring is here, — and I could be very...
Language: English 
Spring is here, — and I could be very happy, except that I am broke. Would 
you mind paying me now instead of on publication for those so stunning 
verses of mine which you have? I am become very, very thin, and have
taken to smoking Virginia tobacco.

P.S. I am awfully broke. Would you mind paying me a lot?

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A letter to Harriet Monroe (March 1, 1918, New York City). Letter No. 56.


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This text was added to the website: 2014-08-22
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