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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
A Song of Happiness
By Muna Lee
 
From “Songs of Many Moods”

SO many folk are happy folk—
  The feathered folk and furred!
And many a kindly glance I’ve had
  And many a brisk bright word
From squirrel and from gray fieldmouse,        5
  From cardinal and blackbird.
 
It’s only folk within the wood
  Can know my happiness.
I did not tell my secret, but
  I heard the robins guess;        10
The golden minnow knows it
  Beneath the water-cress.
 
 
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