Treasure Island

Sara Teasdale

(8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933 / Missouri)

Gifts


I gave my first love laughter,
I gave my second tears,
I gave my third love silence
Through all the years.

My first love gave me singing,
My second eyes to see,
But oh, it was my third love
Who gave my soul to me.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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