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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Old China
By Morris Abel Beer
 
HOP WAH, the genial Chinaman, with steaming iron sings.
His heart is light because his little laundry shop takes wings,
And sailing o’er the silver skies, like birds in summer-time,
Through dreaming lanterned dells he strays as Bowery belfries chime.
 
 
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