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Sara Teasdale
(1884 - 1933 )

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Flame and Shadow

Helen of Troy and Other Poems

  Love Songs

Rivers to the Sea

Sara Teasdale was born on August 8, 1884 in St. Louis.  She published her first collection of poems Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems in 1907. Teasdale married  Ernst B. Filsinger in 1914.  They divorced 15 years later. She received the 1918 Pulitzer Prize for Love Songs. Teasdale committed suicide on January 29, 1933 in New York. Works include: Helen of Troy and Other Poems (1911); The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women (1917); Flame and Shadow (1920); Rainbow Gold: Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls (1922); Dark of the Moon (1926); Stars To-night; Verses New and Old for Boys and Girls (1930); A Country House (1932); and Strange Victory (1933).
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