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Intellectual Property

Perspective—Burning the Candle at Both Ends

My family lived in the northern Appalachian hills of Pennsylvania, which were once the lands of the mighty Iroquois nation. As a teen I would often go to a red brick, two-story library in my small hometown to read famous poets and do my best at writing a few lines of my own (14-line sonnets being my self-observed forte). I was inspired by the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, who wrote “Renascence” in her late teens and received a Pulitzer Prize for poetry shortly after turning 30 years old.