Sara Teasdale

(8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933 / Missouri)

To-nigh


The moon is a curving flower of gold,
The sky is still and blue;
The moon was made for the sky to hold,
And I for you.

The moon is a flower without a stem,
The sky is luminous;
Eternity was made for them,
To-night for us.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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