Spend all you have for loveliness,
Buy it and never count the cost;
For one white singing hour of peace
Count many a year of strife well lost,
And for a breath of ecstasy
Give all you have been, or could be.

Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) American lyrical poet
“Barter,” Love Songs (1917)
Added on 14-Jun-10 | Last updated 13-Jun-10
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