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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
To a Mountain Pine
By Anne Spencer Twitchell
 
  O LONELY pine
Upon your granite cliff,
I know your pain—
Tossing your weird arms
To the mighty winds,        5
Beating your ragged breast
With shrunken hands.
I know your pain,
For I have stood
On such high, dawn-kissed peaks,        10
And flung my arms
And beat with futile hands,
Because I still was held
To stone and clod
By sullen roots        15
Of unremembered lives.
 
 
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