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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
On the Beach at Fontana
By James Joyce
 
WIND whines and whines the shingle,
The crazy pier-stakes groan;
A senile sea numbers each single
Slime-silvered stone.
 
From whining wind and colder        5
Grey sea I wrap him warm,
And touch his fine-boned boyish shoulder
And trembling arm.
 
Around us fear, descending,
Darkness of fear above;        10
And in my heart how sweet unending
Ache of love.
 
 
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