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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Startled Waters
By Frank S. Gordon
 
From “Gold in the Desert”

IN the rice-field he nears thee,
Stealing to thee.
Hear the startled loon’s brood—
Hide, little Four-stars!
 
Soft-paddling comes he singing,        5
Lone and singing—
This one of the moon’s low glow,
This one of the flute’s low singing.
O’er the wild rice his call-notes go,
O’er the startled waters, singing …        10
 
 
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