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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Paper Fishes
By Amy Lowell
 
From “Lacquer Prints”

  THE PAPER carp,
At the end of its long bamboo pole,
Takes the wind into its mouth
And emits it at its tail.
So is man,        5
Forever swallowing the wind.
 
 
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