Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, GIFTS, by MILDRED SPARKS

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GIFTS, by            
First Line: It is better to give -'
Last Line: You are not here to take.
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving; Love - Unrequited

"It is better to give --"
I bring my gifts to you:
Laughter, a song upon the lips,
A love that may be true.

I bring my gifts with outstretched hands,
The gifts I cannot break. --
-- My empty hands fall to my sides,
You are not here to take.

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