Sara Teasdale

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

Dusk In War Time - Poem by Sara Teasdale

A half-hour more and you will lean
To gather me close in the old sweet way--
But oh, to the woman over the sea
Who will come at the close of day?

A half-hour more and I will hear
The key in the latch and the strong quick tread--
But oh, the woman over the sea
Waiting at dusk for one who is dead!


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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