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May 20, 2018

Fire and Sleet and Candlelight

Elinor Wylie

About This Poem


"Fire and Sleet and Candlelight" was published in Nets to Catch the Wind (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921).


Elinor Wylie was born in New Jersey in 1885. Her collections of poetry include Black Armour (George H. Doran Company, 1923) and Angels and Earthly Creatures (Alfred A. Knopf, 1929). She died in 1928.

Poetry by Wylie


Selected Works of Elinor Wylie

(Kent State University Press, 2005)

"Alms" by Edna St. Vincent Millay


"We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd" by Walt Whitman


"Dreams" by Amy Lowell


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“Fire and Sleet and Candlelight” by Elinor Wylie