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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Prayer
By Skipwith Cannéll
 
From “Monoliths”

I HAVE cried aloud, but truly,
There are no Gods in the lowlands:
I will go to the high hills
To seek my God.
 
I yearn for him….        5
 
I am eager
As the hawk for the high sun!
For I have cried to Him loudly, and the silence
Was like the cloak of a black dream.
 
Let them come quickly,        10
And awake me
With singing, lest I dream no more.
 
 
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