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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Old Man
By Scharmel Iris
 
I AM old now,
I am very old.
The sleep has come upon me
And my words. Today
Have I given all away.        5
Nor will I join in the talk
Of the old men in the park,
Tapping their canes around the well.
I have forgotten many things
For I am old,        10
Being cloaked in twilight.
I will stuff my pipe with stars
And go to sleep.
 
 
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