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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Myrrh
By Max Michelson
 
From “Masks”

YOUR face called up a lily
Glowing in the dusk,
Your body the dusk-green stalk.
Your lips were parched, imploring …
 
  As if they thirsted for the kiss behind the kiss,        5
  As if they awaited disappointment.
 
 
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