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?
About the headline (FAQ)A letter to Harriet Monroe (March 1, 1918, New York City). Letter No. 56.
- by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950), no title, written 1918 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Juliana Hall (b. 1958), "To Harriet Monroe", 1993, first performed 1995 [ mezzo-soprano and piano ], from Letters from Edna -- 8 songs for Mezzo and Piano, no. 4 [sung text checked 1 time]
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