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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
A Fillet of Thorn
By Anita Grannis
 
TELL me, how can I sing
  Who have not tasted pain?—
Who, having grieved an hour,
  Laugh and am glad again?
 
It will take a winter of frost,        5
  Aching and storm-filled years,
Before I am lord of life,
  Before I am king of tears.
 
 
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