Sara Teasdale

Missouri / United States
Sara Teasdale
Missouri / United States
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A Song Of The Princess

Rating: 3.2
The princess has her lovers,
A score of knights has she,
And each can sing a madrigal,
And praise her gracefully.

But Love that is so bitter
Hath put within her heart
A longing for the scornful knight
Who silent stands apart.
And tho' the others praise and plead,
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Khairul Ahsan 07 September 2018
A beautiful poem in just three stanzas. The gist of the poem has been aptly brought out by two fellow readers which I appreciate and like to quote here again: By Cleo Barawid: - 'we love the unattainable, something or someone way beyond our reach. it happens to most of us'. By Adrian Flett: - 'The seemingly unattainable is often the most sought'.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 07 September 2018
Adding the 10 and myriad more for the vote and rating. I wanna repeat: What a loveliest and cutest poem. But too saddest, the poetess died a young age 49. May she rest in peace. Amen.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 07 September 2018
True love, no adorations only. An excellent Modern Poem Of The Day as chosen by our Poem Hunter Poem Site, THE Greatest Poem Site! Congratulations! Also my sincerest congratulations to the poetess family in the USA and abroad, so nice and feeling wealthy to have an artistic family member in the art of words. Dear Family, GBU All.
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Chandan Dey 06 September 2018
The poem looks for true love, not adulation. Thanks for posting this poem Chandan
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The Muse 06 September 2018
Loved the poem. Thanks PH.
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 06 September 2018
A beautiful poem that captures the power of love. Well crafted write.
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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 06 September 2018
Great write....worth placed on my post list. I vote 10++
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T Rajan Evol 06 September 2018
Fantastic poem, good job
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 September 2018
A score of knights has she! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Muzahidul Reza 06 September 2018
A well composed song of / for thr princess sounds good
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