Sara Teasdale, comp. (1884–1933).
The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women. 1917.

A Farewell

Harriet Monroe

GOOD-BYE!—no, do not grieve that it is over,

The perfect hour;

That the winged joy, sweet honey-loving rover,

Flits from the flower.

Grieve not—it is the law. Love will be flying—

Yes, love and all.

Glad was the living—blessed be the dying.

Let the leaves fall.