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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
David
By Florence Ripley Mastin
 
From “School Room Sketches”

DAVID, you failed—
Yet every face is dim but yours.
David, you failed—
Yet still I see your hands.
 
You will always fail—        5
You are too big to succeed
In the swift years before death.
 
 
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