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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
You Died for Dreams
By Arthur L. Phelps
 
YOU’RE quiet; forgetful of the blind disaster
  That laid you here. You’re quiet. Shall I tell then
At whose word you went out saying, “O Master!”
  And with what strange beauty your dying blessed your men?
 
You’re quiet; oh, so still and pale and quiet,        5
  You who were ruddy, and the quickest, and so strong.
I shall tell them, I think, after this riot,
  That you died for dreams because the world is wrong.
 
 
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