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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Fire-logs
By Carl Sandburg
 
From “My People”

NANCY HANKS dreams by the fire;
Dreams, and the logs sputter,
And the yellow tongues climb.
Red lines lick their way in flickers.
Oh, sputter, logs.        5
        Oh, dream, Nancy.
Time now for a beautiful child.
Time now for a tall man to come.
 
 
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