Come, when the pale moon like a petal
Floats in the pearly dusk of spring,
Come with arms outstretched to take me,
Come with lips pursed up to cling.

Come, for life is a frail moth flying,
Caught in the web of the years that pass,
And soon we two, so warm and eager,
Will be as the gray stones in the grass.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Sara Teasdale's poem Come

2 Comments

  1. hadraba says:

    unbelievable – is this possible in life?
    but a wonderful poem

  2. Kay says:

    This poem speaks of true love with a sense of expectancy and endurance that lasts a lifetime.

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