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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Midnight Rain
By Viola I. Paradise
 
From “Weather Whims”

THE LIGHTNING pricks my heavy eyes awake.
My body, thunderstung
Out of its sluggish sleep,
Resents this midnight waking.
 
But soon        5
The long soft sibilant rain
Brings to the night a deep new rest.
 
The storm recedes,
And on the far warm low voluptuous thunder
I am rolled back to sleep.        10
 
 
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