Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, ALCHEMY, by SARA TEASDALE

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First Line: I lift my heart as spring lifts up
Last Line: To living gold.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism

I LIFT my heart as spring lifts up
A yellow daisy to the rain;
My heart will be a lovely cup
Altho' it holds but pain.

For I shall learn from flower and leaf
That color every drop they hold,
To change the lifeless wine of grief
To living gold.

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