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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Harlot’s Child
By Susan M. Boogher
 
SHE is a little downy
Baby-thing,
With eyes as quick as mirrors
To give back what she sees.
And she has a sidelong way        5
Of peeking in the corners
Of Life’s eyes
As though she begged a chance
To please,
As though she promised        10
To agree.
She knows somehow the colors of the world
Are fast:
Chameleon of soul, she sets herself
To acquiesce.        15
 
 
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