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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Hunter
By Glenway Wescott
 
From “Still-hunt”

YOU asked me what I did
In peaked New Mexico,
Where lives the most wild beauty
To which a man may go.
 
And I answer that I pursued        5
Content that would go in a song
Upon its silvery mountains
So vainly and so long
 
That if it were bear or lion
Which I had hunted there        10
I should now be like Orion,
Fixed hungry in the air.
 
 
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