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Jessie B. Rittenhouse, ed. (1869–1948).  The Second Book of Modern Verse.  1922.
 
Idealists
 
Alfred Kreymborg (1883–1966)
 
 
BROTHER TREE:
Why do you reach and reach?
Do you dream some day to touch the sky?
Brother Stream:
Why do you run and run?        5
Do you dream some day to fill the sea?
Brother Bird:
Why do you sing and sing?
Do you dream—
Young Man:        10
Why do you talk and talk and talk?
 

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