“Witch-Wife” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Here is my adaptation of an Edna St. Vincent Millay poem first published in 1917. In her wonderful biography of Millay, Savage Beauty, Nancy Milford describes “Witch-Wife” as “clearly something of a self-portrait,” and that is the interpretation that I have gone with here (click on images to enlarge):
Witch Wife Color1Witch Wife Color2

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6 Responses to “Witch-Wife” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  1. Alice says:

    Oupse, alors voici:
    Vraiment, mais vraiment, la ballade en voiture est ma case préférée. C’est si subtil a représenter un regard légèrement hors de la voiture, pour le vent, pour voir autrement qu’à travers le pare-brise, just love it!


  2. Ginette Méthot says:

    Très beau Julian Il y a de la douceur dans le ton du poème et dans le dessin également


  3. Jools, your is a wonderful illustration of this powerful, little poem that’s a deft mixture of the literal and the evocatively figurative! Hats off, brother!


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