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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Northern Lights
By J. Van Alstyne Weaver, Jr.
 
THE MOON has gone to her bed tonight,
And all over the sky
She has hung out her garments of light
To dry.
 
I think I saw her, at the day’s break,        5
A morning or so ago,
Washing them, down by the end of the lake,
Bending quite low,
So tired she was, and pale.
 
And now each shimmering veil—        10
Sea-greens and sapphires
Jeweled with orange fires—
Floats from the star she has pinned it to….
 
 
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