Second April

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Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay

Lament

Listen, children:
Your father is dead.
From his old coats
I’ll make you little jackets;
I’ll make you little trousers
From his old pants.
There’ll be in his pockets
Things he used to put there,
Keys and pennies
Covered with tobacco;
Dan shall have the pennies
To save in his bank;
Anne shall have the keys
To make a pretty noise with.
Life must go on,
And the dead be forgotten;
Life must go on,
Though good men die;
Anne, eat your breakfast;
Dan, take your medicine;
Life must go on;
I forget just why.

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Chicago: Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Lament," Second April, ed. Callaway, Morgan, Jr., 1962- in Second April (New York: George E. Wood, 1850), Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNTZ26D1SLKI7JH.

MLA: Millay, Edna St. Vincent. "Lament." Second April, edited by Callaway, Morgan, Jr., 1962-, in Second April, New York, George E. Wood, 1850, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNTZ26D1SLKI7JH.

Harvard: Millay, ES, 'Lament' in Second April, ed. . cited in 1850, Second April, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNTZ26D1SLKI7JH.