The Sun (Sherwood)

THE SUN

By Margaret Sherwood

Green, sun-warmed leaf and crimson-petalled rose
Share the deep secret of swift passing breath;
Consuming flame to fairest beauty grows.
And life is kindled by impassioned death.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1955, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.