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Sara Teasdale, comp. (1884–1933).
The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women.  1917.
By Sarojini Naidu
COVER mine eyes, O my Love!
  Mine eyes that are weary of bliss
As of light that is poignant and strong.
  Oh, silence my lips with a kiss,
My lips that are weary of song!        5
Shelter my soul, O my Love!
  My soul is bent low with the pain
And the burden of love, like the grace
  Of a flower that is smitten with rain;
Oh, shelter my soul from thy face!        10

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