Sara Teasdale

1884-1933
Sara Teasdale

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, the American poet Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) published her first book of sensitive poems, Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems, in 1907. She continued to publish steadily and won the Pulitzer Prize for her collection Love Songs in 1918. She committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.

Née à St. Louis, au Missouri, la poète américaine Sara Teasdale (1884 – 1933) publie son premier recueil de poèmes sensibles, Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems, en 1907. Elle continue à publier régulièrement et remporte le Prix Pulitzer pour sa collection Love Songs en 1918. Elle se suicide en prenant un surdose de somnifères.