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“I take your trees, / And your breeze, / Your greenness, / Your cleanness, / Some of your shade, some of your sky, / Some of your calm as I go by ...”
“Since I have felt the sense of death, / Since I have borne its dread, its fear — Oh, how my life has grown more dear / Since I have felt the sense of death! / Sorrows are good, and cares are small, / Since I have known the loss of all.”
“Since I have felt the sense of death, / And death forever at my side — / Oh, how the world has opened wide / Since I have felt the sense of death! / My hours are jewels that I spend / For I have seen the hours end.”
Helen Hoyt, U.S. poet
(1887 - 1972)
Full name: Helen Hoyt Lyman.