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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Monadnock
By John Gould Fletcher
 
From “Chicago Notes”

PYLON for some incomplete gateway
Through which the high priests of the sun
Might blow their trumpets in the morning,
Strong red and yellow buttress,
What breed of desert dwellers        5
Left you here in the midst of the city,
To mock with your severity
The gaudy frippery of more bright façades,
To smolder like a polished block
Of dark Egyptian stone?        10
 
 
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