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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Hilltop Duet
By Emmy Veronica Sanders
 
The Tree
    Old Vagabond Wind,
    Will you never take root?
    Will you never settle down
    To the soil,
    And bear fruit?        5
 
The Wind
    Old Stay-at-home Tree,
    Will you never take wing?
    Will you never break loose,
    And roam free
    Like a king?        10
 
Both
    The earth is for you,
    And the air is for me—
    But the poor little fishes,
    (Those little white fishes)
    Must stay in the sea,        15
    In the cold slimy sea—
    Brrr …
 
 
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