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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Dance of the Dust Witches
By William H. Simpson
 
From “In Hopi-land and Other Lands”

ARE you not weary,
O desert dust witches?
 
I cannot see who waltzes with you
In close embrace—
But your lips meet hotly in kisses,        5
Your hair is disheveled,
Your ribbons are flying,
Your skirts are in tatters.
 
The music you dance to—
It comes from fiddles bewitched.        10
 
 
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