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

I URGED my mind against my will:
My will shook like a rocking wall,
But did not fall;
My mind was like a wind-swept tree,
And neither knew the victory.        5
 
I dashed my mind against my will:
They did not break or bend or spill,
But in my heart the songs grew still.
 
 
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