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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Rain
By Jean Starr Untermeyer
 
  I HAVE always hated the rain,
And the gloom of grayed skies.
But now I think I must always cherish
Rain-hung leaf and the misty river;
And the friendly screen of dripping green        5
Where eager kisses were shyly given,
And your pipe-smoke made clouds in our damp, close heaven.
 
  The curious laggard passed us by,
His wet shoes soughed on the shining walk.
And that afternoon was filled with a blurred glory—        10
That afternoon, when we first talked as lovers.
 
 
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