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I Am Not Yours

Sara Teasdale

I am not yours, not lost in you,
 Not lost, although I long to be
Lost as a candle lit at noon,
 Lost as a snowflake in the sea.

You love me, and I find you still
 A spirit beautiful and bright,
Yet I am I, who long to be
 Lost as a light is lost in light.

Oh plunge me deep in love -- put out
 My senses, leave me deaf and blind,
Swept by the tempest of your love,
 A taper in a rushing wind.


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Added: 2 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 16 Oct 2018 2:19 AM | Viewed: 11099 times

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