Letters from a Hill Farm
Oh I've never heard that one before. It's a perfect description of April.
Thank you, hc. I really love this poem, and really, all her poems. If you are interested, type her name into google.
This is a very lovely poem. Thank you for sharing it with us.
I like her hat...
What a lovely picture. Love the poem too.
Patrice and the two Kays! Thank you. I love her little poems. Their cheeriness often belies the sad life she had, ending with her suicide.
Funny that you shared that poem. I am just [1 day ago] seeing the greening up of the lawns. And I am so ready!
Mare - I did a little raking this morning! Great feeling. It's raining now but that should hasten the greening, right?!
I love Sarah Teasdale, thanks for the poem. Is that a photo of her too?In answer to your question on my blog, yes-please.
Yes, it is ST, Cait. And you are in the draw!
Oh, and I LOVE the sheep in your header photo! Is she yours?
This is the second time in a week I've run into a Sara Teasdale poem. They are both lovely. Why haven't I thought of her since high school? I love your selection and this final verse from my friend,"Here in the moving shadows/I catch my breath and sing . . ./My heart is fresh and fearless/and over-brimmed with spring.thanks for the reminder.
I loved this! Sent it off to my brother in Michigan who's having a particularly long, bleak, gray winter. Thanks for sharing. Hope springs eternal!
Evaberry, Thank you! yes he is ours. a wether.Commonweeder, I just love her poems!Mindy, I'm so pleased.
It does sing, doesn't it, even when all evidence seems to be to the contrary.
Probably it sings a bit sooner where you are now, Colleen!
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I just discovered ST a few years ago, and really enjoy her work.
Oops! I'm the author who just deleted her own comment, because of a typo and also I found out the name of the poem I refer to.I have always admired Sara Teasdale, right down to her poetic name. Did you know that the most volatile and passionate poet Vachel Lindsay was crazy in love with her, scaring her to death?Always loved "Spring Night," with its haunting description of night, and the line "Why am I crying after love?" among many others. Thanks for sharing this one I didn't know!
I haven't been by for awhile, but saw that you stopped by my blog. I love Sara Teasdale -- she was always my favorite and I have a few of her books of poems. She was my mother's favorite, too. Thank you for sharing her poem with us.
Violet Lady, that's so neat that your mother read her work. I'm very new to her poems but I like them so much.
Now that I am a grandmother, it seems that I am often late in replying to your most-appreciated comments. But I read them as soon as they come in, and I will write as soon as I can. Please do come back and check. I love these blogging conversations. A little addendum - I've just spent quite a long time catching up with dear notes you left me months ago!! I do hope you can get back to read them. And I'm trying to be much more prompt now!Also, you may comment on any post, no matter how old, and I will see it.