Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, NIGHTS WITHOUT SLEEP, by SARA TEASDALE

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NIGHTS WITHOUT SLEEP, by                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Nights without sleep and days
Last Line: In an hour of ease.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Insomnia; Sleeplessness

Nights without sleep and days
That burn like smoldering fire,
Nerves with the ceaseless cry
Of wind in a tight-drawn wire --
Years of this leaving me nothing
But a handful of songs like these,
That people think were happily written
In an hour of ease.

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