Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyric poet whose work is incredibly popular. She is remembered for her highly moving and image-rich poems that spoke on subjects close to the hearts of many readers. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Best Volume of Verse in 1922. Her most famous poem is ‘Renascence.’ 

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First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay

‘First Fig’ by Edna St. Vincent Millay is a well-loved and often discussed poem. In it, readers can explore a symbolic depiction of sexuality and freedom.


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