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

HE knew the lady’s half-mocking, half-regretful smile,
Fluttering like one of the sweet-pea petals,
Had been fertilized by the sweat and blood of her husband’s vest-workers.
Yet his eyes resented the intrusion
Of firm matter-of-fact chins of servants.        5
 
 
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