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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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List of poems by Sara Teasdale 141 total

Faces
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The River
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A Winter Night
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May Day
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Wild Asters
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The Net
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Stars 388 ViewsRate it
Moonlight
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The New Moon
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Thoughts 356 ViewsRate it
Buried Love
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Embers
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Alone
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Dew
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Houses of Dreams
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On the Dunes 329 ViewsRate it
In the End
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The Flight
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Redbirds
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I Thought of You
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The Crystal Gazer
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Dust 307 ViewsRate it
Four Winds
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After Love
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Sleepless
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Ebb Tide
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Pity
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The Silent Battle
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Child, Child
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If Death Is Kind
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May Wind
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Other Men
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Change
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New Love and Old
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The Tree
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Water Lilies
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The Years
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Swans
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The Answer
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The Garden
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Song Making 252 ViewsRate it
Lights
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Epitaph
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White Fog
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Open Windows
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The Storm
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April Song
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The Kiss
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The Unchanging
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Dusk in War Time
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The Long Hill
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Joy
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Longing
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A Cry 168 ViewsRate it
Old Tunes
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Spring Night
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Barter
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The Ghost
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Night Song at Amalfi
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The Wanderer
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Summer Storm
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May Night
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Morning Song
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April
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The Look
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Spring Rain
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Peace
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Arcturus 135 ViewsRate it
The Tree of Song
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Gray Eyes 133 ViewsRate it
I Would Live In Your Love
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Enough
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Riches 128 ViewsRate it
I Shall Not Care
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Message 121 ViewsRate it
Let it be Forgotten 120 ViewsRate it
Compensation
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Pain
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Interlude: Songs out of Sorrow
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The Voice
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A November Night
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Because
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Song at Capri
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Gifts 109 ViewsRate it
Snowfall
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Doubt 106 ViewsRate it
In a Garden
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But Not To Me
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At Midnight
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I Remembered 98 ViewsRate it
Faults 96 ViewsRate it
Jewls
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Morning
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The Coin
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Tides
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Debt
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November
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To-nigh
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Sunset: St. Louis
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Debtor
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September Midnights
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August Moonrise
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Moods
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The Mystery
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Spring Torrents
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The Return
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Twilight
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Evening: New York
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Meadowlarks
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Alchemy
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Understanding
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Love Me
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Places
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At Sea
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Love and Death
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The Giver
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After Parting
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Come
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Red Maples
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The Sanctuary
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At Night
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June Night
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Summer Night, Riverside
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A Prayer
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The Wind
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Guenevere
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Pierrot
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The Wind in the Hemlock
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The Lamp
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Driftwood
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To E.
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The Song For Colin 44 ViewsRate it
Spray
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The Treasure
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A Boy
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A Minuet Of Mozart's 11 ViewsRate it
A Ballad Of The Two Knights 10 ViewsRate it
i hate you but 9 ViewsRate it
A Fantasy
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A Little While
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A Song To Eleonora Duse In "Francesca da Rimini "
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