The Courage that My Mother Had

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The Courage That My Mother Had by Edna St. Vincent Millay The courage that my mother had Went with her, and is with her still: Rock from New England quarried; Now granite in a granite hill. 5 The golden brooch my mother wore She left behind for me to wear; I have no thing I treasure more: Yet, it is something I could spare. Oh, if instead she’d left to me The thing she took into the grave! 10 That courage like a rock, which she Has no more need of, and I have. ™ © Advanced Assessment Systems/LinkIt! Duplication is restricted to licensees only.

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