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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Sea Storm
By Mark Turbyfill
 
From “Voluntaries”

I HURTLED like a hound for joy
Through the storm
Of your magnificence—
Wave on crashing, dashing, crested wave,
You hurl yourself against space!        5
You are positive force,
You might crush me to nothingness;
Yet I revel like a golden super-carp
Flashing pas de poisson
Through flowers of foam.        10
 
And I know your ecstatic response,
Exquisite monster,
As I blossom into glittering spray
Above you!
 
 
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