In a small town in upstate New York, 1930s, two women are judged harshly by their community. Laura, giving birth out of wedlock, is openly shunned. The famous poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, is known as a witch, capable of sexual manipulation and sins of the flesh. When their paths cross, commonalities surface in this unlikely pairing. The charismatic Millay shines through this book, as well as her cruel streaks. Who knew what lay behind her exquisite poetry?