The Giver

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, …






You bound strong sandals on my feet,
 You gave me bread and wine,
And sent me under sun and stars,
 For all the world was mine.

Oh, take the sandals off my feet,
 You know not what you do;
For all my world is in your arms,
 My sun and stars are you.

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