Flame and Shadow/"My Heart Is Heavy"

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Flame and Shadow  (1920) 
Sara Teasdale
"My Heart Is Heavy"
New York: The Macmillan Company page 59

"MY HEART IS HEAVY"

My heart is heavy with many a song
 Like ripe fruit bearing down the tree,
But I can never give you one—
 My songs do not belong to me.


Yet in the evening, in the dusk
 When moths go to and fro,
In the gray hour if the fruit has fallen,
 Take it, no one will know.