Alchemy Poem by Sara Teasdale

Alchemy

Rating: 3.2


I lift my heart as spring lifts up
A yellow daisy to the rain;
My heart will be a lovely cup
Altho' it holds but pain.

For I shall learn from flower and leaf
That color every drop they hold,
To change the lifeless wine of grief
To living gold.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM

This poem was used in a video by the cinematic rock band Starset! Its really cool!

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Emptiness 16 May 2022

Seem you also comes from Annihilated Love....

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Anil Kumar Panda 06 September 2018

What a sweet drop! Enjoyed thoroughly. Thanks for sharing.

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Sriranji Aratisankar 29 August 2016

My heart will be a lovely cup Altho' it holds but pain. heart container....holding pain...

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Chinedu Dike 01 June 2022

Beautiful quatrains nicely embellished with poetic rhyme and rhythm.

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Tony Giannotti 01 June 2022

Although it holds but pain. Very good. Thanks for sharing your poem!

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Tony Giannotti 01 June 2022

Enjoyed very much! My heart will be a lovely cup,

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Dorcas Tayire 01 June 2022

This is really beautiful, i love it, especially the last two lines

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Exquisite verses of great beauty!

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Wonderful poem! For I shall learn from flower and leaf That color every drop they hold, To change the lifeless wine of grief To living gold.

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Sara Teasdale

Sara Teasdale

Missouri / United States
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