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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
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By Helen Muckley
 
HE thought it was a goddess in merry-making mood,
But it was just a lady who wanted to be wooed.
 
He knelt before that lady, as suddenly to find
Within his arms a woman who did not know her mind.
 
He whispered to that woman, discovering instead        5
An insolent young savage who tried to kill, and fled.
 
He made after that savage, high mounted, pulse elate—
Ah, will he know the beggar maid outside his postern gate?
 
 
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