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Poet: Sara Teasdale

Dates: 8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933

Nationality: American

Title of Poem: After Parting

Oh, I have sown my love so wide
That he will find it everywhere;
It will awake him in the night,
It will enfold him in the air.

I set my shadow in his sight
And I have winged it with desire,
That it may be a cloud by day,
And in the night a shaft of fire.



Brief Biography: Teasdale was a lyric poet. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1918.