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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Vernal Equinox
By Amy Lowell
 
From “Chalks: Black, Red, White”

THE SCENT of hyacinths, like a pale mist, lies between me and my book;
And the South Wind, washing through the room,
Makes the candles quiver.
My nerves sting at a spatter of rain on the shutter,
And I am uneasy with the thrusting of green shoots        5
Outside, in the night.
 
Why are you not here to overpower me with your tense and urgent love?
 
 
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