Sara Teasdale

(8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933 / Missouri)

Peace


Peace flows into me
As the tide to the pool by the shore;
It is mine forevermore,
It will not ebb like the sea.

I am the pool of blue
That worships the vivid sky;
My hopes were heaven-high,
They are all fulfilled in you.

I am the pool of gold
When sunset burns and dies --
You are my deepening skies;
Give me your stars to hold.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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