Edna St Vincent Millay

Friday Hoyden: Edna St Vincent Millay

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!

I have seen this poem reproduced twice on merchandise, attributed to two different male poets.

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Why do people talk about the PM in terms of weddings and proposals?

If Gillard is replaced, what does it mean to the rest of us?

It’s on again. And it’s been on multiple times this year: repeated attempts by the media and some parliamentary hotheads to convince us that the PM should be rolled and replaced by a bloke. If this was to happen before September (or if she stays, and the Libs win), what does it mean for women […]

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