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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Thoughts
By Viola I. Paradise
 
From “Weather Whims”

QUICKSILVER thoughts
Flirt with me these spring days;
Flit through my head,
Slip through my fingers;
Teasing, vanish        5
Before I have touched them.
 
But if I were a poet
I’d know a trick to catch them!
I’d catch them with a spirit noose….
 
And then I’d let the wild things go.        10
 
 
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