Verse > Anthologies > Harriet Monroe, ed. > Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, 1912–22
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Happiness
By Maxwell Bodenheim
 
From “Sketches in Color”

  THE MOON, like the ash-colored wraith of a candle-flame,
Hangs bewildered, in a gaudy, blowing afternoon:
So does your little joy hide itself.
 
  The crippled sunlight drags its huge orange limbs
Over a tiny, squatting hill:        5
So does your joy pass over me.
 
  At the end of a red, capering afternoon
The dizzy trees bow slowly to the sun:
So do I salute your happiness.
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors