''“Never fear the thing you feel-- Only by love is life made real” ''
''“Down the hill I went, and then, I forgot the ways of men, For night-scents, heady and damp and cool Wakened ecstasy ” ''
''“I am not yours, not lost in you, Not lost, although I long to be Lost as a candle lit at noon, Lost as a snowflake in the sea. You love me, and I find you still A spirit beautiful and bright, Yet I am I, who long to be Lost as a light is lost in light.” ''
''“The ache of empty arms was an old tale to you.” ''
''“ Oh, love that lives its life with laughter Or love that lives its life with tears Can die—but love that is never spoken Goes like a ghost through the winding years. . .”''
''“For I shall learn from flower and leaf, That color every drop they hold, To change the lifeless wine of grief To living gold.” ''
''“I saw a star slide down the sky Blinding the north as it went by Too buring and too quick to hold Too lovely to be bought or sold Good only to make wishes on And then forever to be gone” ''
''“Stephen kissed me in the spring, Robin in the fall, But Colin only looked at me And never kissed at all. Stephen’s kiss was lost in jest, Robin’s lost in play, But the kiss in Colin’s eyes Haunts me night and day.” ''
''“I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.” ''
''“I stood beside a hill Smooth with new-laid snow, A single star looked out From the cold evening glow. There was no other creature That saw what I could see - I stood and watched the evening star As long as it watched me.” ''
''“Let this single hour atone For the theft of all of me”''
''“Faults They came to tell your faults to me, They named them over one by one; I laughed aloud when they were done, I knew them all so well before,-- Oh, they were blind, too blind to see Your faults had made me love you more.” ''
''“I have no riches but my thoughts, Yet these are wealth enough for me”''
''“No one worth possessing can quite be possessed” ''
''“look for a lovely thing and you will find it, it is not far, it never will be far” ''
''“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.” ''
''“You will recognize your own path when you come upon it because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.” ''
''“I shall have peace, as leafy trees are peaceful When rain bends down the bough; And I shall be more silent and cold-hearted Than you are now.” ''
''“It is strange how often a heart must be broken Before the years can make it wise.” ''
''“Love in my heart is a cry forever Lost as the swallows flight, Seeking for you and never, never Stilled by the stars at night” ''
''“My soul is a broken field, plowed by pain.” ''
''“In my hearts most secret place, I pity them as angels do.” ''
''“And when you spoke to me, I did not know That to my lifes high altar came its priest.” ''
''“When I am dead, and over me bright April Shakes out her rain drenched hair, Tho you should lean above me broken hearted, I shall not care. For I shall have peace. As leafey trees are peaceful When rain bends down the bough. And I shall be more silent and cold hearted Than you are now”''
''“I almost gave my life long ago for a thing That has gone to dust now, stinging my eyes— It is strange how often a heart must be broken Before the years can make it wise.” ''
''“I am the pool of gold When sunset burns and dies-- You are my deepening skies; Give me your stars to hold” ''
''“Let me remember you, soon will the winter be on us, Snow-hushed and heartless.” ''