Sara Teasdale

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Sara Teasdale (8 August 1884 – 29 January 1933) was an American poet. In 1918, she received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She wrote many notable poems. Her poetry collection, Love Songs was released in 1917. The poems written by her were about romance, mastery and melancholy.

Teasdale was born in St. Louis, Missouri. At age forty-eight, she committed suicide using sleeping pills in New York City.