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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
A Friend of Mine
By William Carlos Williams
 
From “Broken Windows”

WELL, Lizzie Anderson! seventeen men—and
The baby hard to find a father for!
 
What will the good father in heaven say
To the local judge if he do not solve this problem?
Does one with a little two-pointed smile        5
Change the law—pouff!—into a mouthful of phrases?
 
 
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