Sara Teasdale

(8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933 / Missouri)

Alchemy


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.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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