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

Forest Fires
  SUMMER is burning! From trees’ red crown
  Ashes of June pour hotly down.
 
Night of Stars
  They crowded round me more and more;
  I had to shove to shut the door.
 
Ascent
  Mountains take too much time.
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  Start at the top and climb.
 
Reproach
  You gave me wings to fly;
  Then took away my sky.
 
Down to the Heights
  In the deep valleys, and deeper still,
  I found my heights … against my will.        10
 
 
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