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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
You and I
By Edna Wahlert McCourt
 
From “Voices”

A Wife speaks:
    WE were wild birds soaring
        To reach the sky!
    The gray wind lifted you like a feather—
        I ceased to fly.
 
    We were fast streams flowing        5
        To find the sea!
    The brown earth carved for you a channel,
        But none for me.
 
    We were young plants growing
        To brave the cold!        10
    The gold sun kissed you all the winter—
        I am old.
 
 
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