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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Country Night
By William H. Simpson
 
From “Along Old Trails”

NIGHT, you have soft fur,
And it is black;
I hear you purr, purr.
 
Night, you fly to my door,
A tired raven        5
From the world quarters four.
 
(Is your nest in the hedge
By the road,
Or on the moon’s edge?)
 
Night, you are a sleepy girl—        10
Arms around my neck,
Your dark hair in a whirl.
 
 
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