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Sara Teasdale - Barter

Life has 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 like a curve of gold,
Scent of pine trees in the rain,
Eyes that love you, arms that hold,
And, for the Spirit's still delight,
Holy thoughts that star the night.

Give 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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Poet: Sara Teasdale
Poem: Barter

Comment 83 of 83, added on July 25th, 2014 at 2:42 AM.

wow, awesome article post.Much thanks again. Awesome.

Paris Offshore from Estonia
Comment 82 of 83, added on July 24th, 2014 at 11:39 PM.

Hey, thanks for the post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.

M88 from Sri Lanka
Comment 81 of 83, added on July 24th, 2014 at 9:46 AM.

Thanks a lot for the post. Cool.

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