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Sara Trevor Teasdale was an American lyrical poet. She was born on august 8, 1884, in St. Louis, Missouri, and after her marriage in 1914 she went by the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger. Teasdale's first poem was published in Reedy's Mirror, a local newspaper, in 1907. Her first collection of poems, Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems, was published that same year. Teasdale's second collection of poems, Helen of Troy and Other Poems, was published in 1911. It was well received by critics, who praised its lyrical mastery and romantic subject matter. In the years 1911 to 1914, Teasdale was courted by several men, including poet Vachel Lindsay, who was absolutely in love with her but did not feel that he could provide enough money or stability to keep her satisfied. She chose instead to marry Ernst Filsinger, who had been an admirer of her poetry for a number of years, on December 19, 1914. Teasdale's third poetry collection, Rivers to the Sea, was published in 1915 and was a best seller, being reprinted several times. A year later, in 1916 she moved to New York City with Filsinger, where they resided in an Upper West Side apartment on Central Park West. In 1918, her poetry collection Love Songs (released 1917) won three awards: the Columbia University Poetry Society prize, the 1918 Pulitzer Prize for poetry and the annual prize of the Poetry Society of America. Filsinger was away a lot on business which caused a lot of loneliness for Teasdale. In 1929, she moved interstate for three months, thereby satisfying the criteria to gain a divorce. She did not wish to inform Filsinger, and only did so at the insistence of her lawyers as the divorce was going through - Filsinger was shocked and surprised. Post-divorce, Teasdale remained in New York City, living only two blocks away from her old home on Central Park West. She rekindled her friendship with Vachel Lindsay, who was by this time married with children. In 1933, she committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills. Her friend Vachel Lindsay had committed suicide two years earlier. She is interred in the Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis.

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Faces
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The River
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Stars 999 Views
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Dew
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Wild Asters
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A Winter Night
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Thoughts 587 Views
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May Day
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The New Moon
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The Net
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Moonlight
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The Storm
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Lights
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Places
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The Crystal Gazer
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Buried Love
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The Flight
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On the Dunes 420 Views
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Spring Torrents
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Houses of Dreams
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The Kiss
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I Thought of You
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Alone
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Open Windows
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Embers
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If Death Is Kind
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After Love
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Spring Rain
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In the End
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Child, Child
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Ebb Tide
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Sleepless
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Pity
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May Wind
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Dust 334 Views
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Redbirds
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The Silent Battle
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Four Winds
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Water Lilies
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Change
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The Tree
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Other Men
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New Love and Old
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White Fog
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The Answer
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The Years
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April Song
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Swans
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The Garden
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Spring Night
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Song Making 279 Views
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The Long Hill
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Epitaph
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Peace
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The Ghost
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Night Song at Amalfi
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A Ballad Of The Two Knights 267 Views
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Old Tunes
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Joy
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Sunset: St. Louis
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The Wanderer
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May Night
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Dusk in War Time
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I Would Live In Your Love
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Longing
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Alchemy
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The Unchanging
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Riches 227 Views
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April
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A Cry 205 Views
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Gray Eyes 204 Views
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Barter
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Summer Storm
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Compensation
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Morning Song
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The Coin
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The Look
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The Tree of Song
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A November Night
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August Moonrise
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I Shall Not Care
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Pain
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Enough
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Let it be Forgotten 153 Views
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Because
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Arcturus 149 Views
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Song at Capri
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Message 137 Views
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Interlude: Songs out of Sorrow
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Gifts 134 Views
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The Mystery
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The Voice
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Faults 129 Views
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Snowfall
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The Wind in the Hemlock
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Doubt 124 Views
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Love and Death
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I Remembered 121 Views
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In a Garden
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Moods
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Tides
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Twilight
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At Midnight
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Morning
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But Not To Me
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The Return
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Debt
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A Prayer
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Meadowlarks
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To-nigh
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At Night
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September Midnights
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The Giver
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Jewls
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November
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Summer Night, Riverside
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Understanding
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Debtor
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Love Me
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The Wind
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At Sea
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Guenevere
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Red Maples
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After Parting
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Evening: New York
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June Night
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Come
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The Lamp
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The Sanctuary
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Driftwood
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To E.
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Pierrot
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The Treasure
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Spray
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A Little While
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The Song For Colin 50 Views
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A Fantasy
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A Boy
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i hate you but 33 Views
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A Minuet Of Mozart's 28 Views
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A Song To Eleonora Duse In "Francesca da Rimini "
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