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Sara Teasdale - What Do I Care?

What do I care, in the dreams and the languor of spring,
That my songs do not show me at all?
For they are a fragrance, and I am a flint and a fire,
I am an answer, they are only a call.

But what do I care, for love will be over so soon,
Let my heart have its say and my mind stand idly by,
For my mind is proud and strong enough to be silent,
It is my heart that makes my songs, not I.

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Poet: Sara Teasdale
Poem: What Do I Care?
Poem of the Day: Apr 9 2008

Comment 3 of 3, added on April 15th, 2009 at 9:19 PM.

i really feeel this poem and i love the way it sounds very good if u ere still alive sara !!

simone paul from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on May 9th, 2006 at 10:46 AM.

This is an awesome poem. It rocks my socks.

Billy-Bob from Australia
Comment 1 of 3, added on April 10th, 2006 at 8:16 AM.

this is a good poem

Karla from United States

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