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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Emperor’s Garden
By Amy Lowell
 
From “Lacquer Prints”

  ONCE, in the sultry heats of midsummer,
An emperor caused the miniature mountains in his garden
To be covered with white silk,
That so crowned
They might cool his eyes        5
With the sparkle of snow.
 
 
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