Mary britton miller poems list

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Mary Britton Miller (Author of Wach Ich Oder Schlaf Ich)

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The City At Night-Visual Poem

Mary Britton Miller, whose nom de plume as a novelist was Isabel Bolton, was born in New her first book of poetry bring Songs of Infancx. Her career as a.
Mary Britton Miller

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Mary Britton Miller, a poet who became a novelist after her 60th birthday, died yesterday at the DeWitt Nursing Home at East 79th Street after a long illness. She was 91 years old. The five books Miss Miller produced between the ages of 63 and 87 were all dictated in her Greenwich Village apartment because of failing eyesight and published under the nom de plume Isabel Bolton. Their parents, Charles P. The rearing of the twins, and an older sister and two brothers, was entrusted to a grandmother, and later, an aunt and governess at a rambling and deteriorating family home surrounded by elms, orchards and grape arbors in Springfield, Mass. Miss Miller studied at a boarding school in Cambridge, Mass. In her free time in her Greenwich Village apartment, she attempted her own poems.

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City At Night poem by Ishan Suman (poet Mary Britton Mille)

The tragic events of Mary Britton Miller's childhood, which haunted her throughout her long life, are depicted in two books. In the Days of Thy Youth , a fictionalized autobiography, and Under Gemini , a memoir, describe the sudden deaths of Miller's parents, within an hour of each other, when Miller and her twin sister, Grace, were four. Moved with two brothers and a sister to their grandmother's Springfield, Massachusetts house, and from thence to other relatives, the twins thought, acted, and reacted as one person. The two books end with another tragedy—the death, by drowning, of twin sister Grace at age fourteen. Of the aborted twinship experience, Miller said "Those early years with her are my treasury … of swift and accurate response to human behavior, of a queer sense of seeing into and through human beings who accompany me through life. Miller attended boarding school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and subsequently traveled and did volunteer social work in Greenwich Village. The poetry Miller wrote in her free time resulted in her first publications.

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  1. Though there was all manner of evidence of the season — New York producing it, as it produced everything else, on its own colossal, mass-production scale, all outdoors and public and promiscuous, with a tree in almost every park and square, all the churches turning them out properly lighted and arrayed, the great central civic spectacle there in Rockefeller Center, the tallest Christmas tree erected on this earth, standing up in all the majesty of its broad green boughs, with those beautiful balloons floating like celestial bodies of blue and gold and silver all around it, while from below, in the skating rink, with crowds and crowds of people listening, one heard, right through the night, those deep strong voices singing the familiar hymns.

  2. Mary Britton Miller () was a novelist and poet who wrote under the name of Isabel Bolton. She lived in New York City for most of her adult life and at .

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