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Edna st vincent millay was born on 22 february 1892 in rockland, maine, the first of three daughters born to cora lounella buzelle and school teacher henry. February 22, 1892: edna st vincent millay is born in rockland, maine objectives • gain knowledge of poet edna st vincent millay and of her early poems. Edna st vincent millay was born on february 22, 1892 in maine she published poems, plays, political writings, and a libretto for an opera millay started to gain. Born in rockland, maine, edna st vincent millay as a teenager entered a national poetry contest sponsored by the lyric year magazine her poem.
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Hearing stories of the packed houses for her poetry readings remind me of nancy milford's biography reveals edna st vincent millay to be. Edna st vincent millay was born in rockland, maine on 22nd february, when edna was twenty her poem, renascence , was published in the lyric year. Poet edna was born to cora lounella who was a nurse, and henry tollman millay, he was a schoolteacher who would later become superintendent of schools.