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What Do I Care by Sara Teasdale

What do I care, in the dreams and the languor of spring, That my songs do not show me at all? For they are a fragrance, and I am a flint and a fire, I am an answer, they are … Continue reading

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Passer Mortuus Est by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Death devours all lovely things: Lesbia with her sparrow Shares the darkness, — presently Every bed is narrow. Unremembered as old rain Dries the sheer libation; And the little petulant hand Is an annotation. After all, my erstwhile dear, My … Continue reading

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Thursday by Edna St. Vincent Millay

And if I loved you Wednesday, Well, what is that to you? I do not love you Thursday — So much is true. And why you come complaining Is more than I can see. I loved you Wednesday, — yes … Continue reading

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Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy

We stood by a pond that winter day, And the sun was white, as though chidden of God, And a few leaves lay on the starving sod; – They had fallen from an ash, and were gray. Your eyes on … Continue reading

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When We Two Parted by George Gordon, Lord Byron

When we two parted In silence and tears, Half broken-hearted To sever for years, Pale grew thy cheek and cold, Colder thy kiss; Truly that hour foretold Sorrow to this. The dew of the morning Sunk chill on my brow– … Continue reading

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