Something Wonderful

I shared this lovely poem with my Poetry Appreciation Group:

 

Barter

Sara Teasdale

Live had loveliness to sell,
All beautiful and splendid things
Blue waves whitened on a cliff,
Soaring fire that sways and sings
And children’s faces looking up
Holding wonder like a cup.

Life has loveliness to sell,
Music llike a curve of gold,
Scent of pine trees in the rain,
Eyes that love you, arms that hold,
And for your spirit’s still delight,
Holy thoughts that sstar the night.

Spend all you have for loveliness,
Buy it and never count the cost:
For one white singing hour of peace
Count many a year of strife well lost,
And for a breath of ecstasy
Give all you have been, or could be.

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About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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One Response to Something Wonderful

  1. Jacqueline Stearns says:

    It is wonderful that you know that poem by heart!

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