Harriet Monroe, ed. (18601936). The New Poetry: An Anthology. 1917.
388. Scented Leaves from a Chinese Jar
By Allen Upward
THE SAILOR boy who leant over the side of the Junk of Many Pearls, and combed the green tresses of the sea with his ivory fingers, believing that he had heard the voice of a mermaid, cast his body down between the waves.