[Editor: This poem, by Phyllis Duncan-Brown, regarding Valentine’s Day, was published in The Australian Women’s Weekly (Sydney, NSW), 13 February 1937.]
Lyric of Life
I give my love to you my dear,
With hope that’s simple and sincere
In this fond heart of mine …
That through the years my life will be
A soft, delightful melody
With you, my Valentine.
— Phyllis Duncan-Brown.
The Australian Women’s Weekly (Sydney, NSW), 13 February 1937, p. 12
The heading above this poem, “Lyric of Life”, appears to be an editorial heading rather than part of the title of this poem.
Valentine = one’s lover or sweetheart; someone who is the recipient or sender of a Valentine’s Day card, gift, message, or token
[Editor: An extra line break has been inserted before the last line (with the name of the poet), to separate it from the text of the poem.]