Sara Teasdale

Missouri / United States
Sara Teasdale
Missouri / United States

On A March Day

Rating: 5.0
Here in the teeth of this triumphant wind
That shakes the naked shadows on the ground,
Making a key-board of the earth to strike
From clattering tree and hedge a separate sound,

Bear witness for me that I loved my life,
All things that hurt me and all things that healed,
And that I swore it this day in March,
Here at the edge of this new-broken field.

You only knew me, tell them I was glad
For every hour since my hour of birth,
And that I ceased to fear, as once I feared,
The last complete reunion with the earth.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: march
Mizzy ........ 04 September 2016
Great use of vocabulary and writing skill.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 December 2015
Awesome write. Enjoyed the meaningful and thought provoking verse penned by the great poetess. Thanks for sharing the poem on PH.
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