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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Stone Walls
By Mary Eastwood Knevels
 
DIVIDING the land are the walls, walls of stone and linking
Pasture with meadow and meadow with pasture again.
Loops of stone, I see them stretching everywhere in lines and circles,
Beautiful reaching lines that separate wheat fields
From the pale blue of rye, and the waving splendor of oats.        5
Separating and joining, O walls of gray,
Join, I beseech you, my spirit with yours;
Separate me from the world that I may be with you,
Touching the golden of wheat fields, the silver of rye.
 
 
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