The frail figure in black flitted from a plain, flat-topped desk to a red velvet Victorian sofa to a wooden garden bench. Some of the words she spoke were prose, some poetry; many sounded strange and fresh, others carried a half-remembered familiarity. The most familiar, of course, were the famous lines beginning, "My candle burns at both ends . . ."

The figure in black was Actress Dorothy Stickney in a one-woman show (staged last week at Purdue University) about the life of Poetess Edna St. Vincent Millay. A Lovely Light—which Actress Stickney plans to take into an off-Broadway theater...

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