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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Apple Tree Said
By Mary Carolyn Davies
 
From “Wanderings”

MY apples are heavy upon me!
  It was the spring,
And proud was I of my petals
  Nor dreamed this thing:
 
That joy could grow to a burden,        5
  Or beauty could be
Changed from snow-light to heavy
  To humble me.
 
 
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