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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
At the Three Fountains
By Arthur Symons
 
HERE, where God lives among the trees,
  Where birds and monks the whole day sing
His praises in a pleasant ease,
 
O heart, might we not find a home
  Here, after all our wandering?        5
These gates are closèd, even on Rome.
 
Souls of the twilight wander here;
  Here, in the garden of that death
Which was for love’s sake, need we fear
 
How sharp with bitter joy might be        10
  Love’s lingering, last, longed-for breath,
Shut in upon eternity?
 
 
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