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Being Young And Green

Being Young and Green, I said in love’s despite:
Never in the world will I to living wight
Give over, air my mind
To anyone,
Hang out its ancient secrets in the strong wind
To be shredded and faded-

Oh, me, invaded
And sacked by the wind and the sun!

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Poem Being Young And Green - Edna St Vincent Millay