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Comment 2 of 4, added on May 6th, 2010 at 5:07 PM.

As in her poem “Blue Squills,” Sara Teasdale pictures things in nature as
being eternal, quite unlike human life. She appears to have no belief in
everlasting life for the human soul. She is obviously speaking to a man
that she loves, and the implication of the first stanza is clearly that
just as the moon was made for the sky to hold, so I was made for you to
hold. The second stanza states the idea that the moon and sky are eternal;
therefore their embrace will last forever, but we are not like them. We
have only tonight, only a very brief time to love each other. The
suggestion is surely that we should not waste these precious moments and
this opportunity for love.

Leonard Wilson from United States
Comment 1 of 4, added on May 1st, 2006 at 10:57 AM.


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Poet: Sara Teasdale
Poem: Tonight
Added: Feb 27 2003
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