Sara Teasdale Quotes

Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.

Can I ever know you Or you know me

Can I ever know you Or you know me?

I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.

I make the most of all that comes, And the least of all that goes.

I make the most of all that comes, And the least of all that goes.

No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange -- my youth.



Write your comment about Sara Teasdale


Poem of the day

Robert Service Poem
The Three Bares
 by Robert Service

Ma tried to wash her garden slacks but couldn't get 'em clean
And so she thought she'd soak 'em in a bucket o' benzine.
It worked all right. She wrung 'em out then wondered what she'd do
With all that bucket load of high explosive residue.
She knew that it was dangerous to scatter it around,
For Grandpa liked to throw his lighted matches on the ground.
Somehow she didn't dare to pour it down the kitchen sink,
And what the heck to do with it, poor Ma jest couldn't think.
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets