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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Song Overheard
By Leonora Speyer
 
From “Reflections”

I WROTE your name within my heart
Most carefully—
I never could remember names or faces;
And then, one day,
I lost my heart along the shining places.        5
 
I must have let it fall,
Plucking a flower I did not want
And listening to a bird I did not see:
Now would I call—
And you would answer me.        10
 
Do hearts have wings?
I am so careless about losing things.
 
 
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