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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  The New Poetry: An Anthology.  1917.
 
4. The Tragedienne
 
By Zoë Akins
 
 
A STORM is riding on the tide;
Grey is the day and grey the tide,
Far-off the sea-gulls wheel and cry—
A storm draws near upon the tide;
 
A city lifts its minarets        5
To winds that from the desert sweep,
And prisoned Arab women weep
Below the domes and minarets;
 
Upon a hill in Thessaly
Stand broken columns in a line        10
About a cold forgotten shrine,
Beneath a moon in Thessaly:
 
But in the world there is no place
So desolate as your tragic face.
 

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