Sara Teasdale

(August 8, 1884 – January 29, 1933 / Missouri / United States)

New Love and Old


In my heart the old love
Struggled with the new;
It was ghostly waking
All night thru.

Dear things, kind things,
That my old love said,
Ranged themselves reproachfully
Round my bed.

But I could not heed them,
For I seemed to see
The eyes of my new love
Fixed on me.

Old love, old love,
How can I be true?
Shall I be faithless to myself
Or to you?

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: night, love, heart

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (New Love and Old by Sara Teasdale )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A Broken Mirror, Naveed Khalid
  2. BY Design, Terrance Tracy
  3. The Man of War and Flowers, Daniel Skentelbery
  4. Honest Love, Ronald Chapman
  5. Homage to Sarah Geronimo 'The Pop Star P.., Ronald Chapman
  6. False Prophets, Dexsta Ray
  7. scenic scene, lee fones
  8. Hold On, Ronald Chapman
  9. Very simple life, hasmukh amathalal
  10. SeeAn (Name Poem), Ronald Chapman

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Beholding me that all the pageants play,
Disguysing diversly my troubled wits.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]