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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
Why He Cornered the Market
By Morris Gilbert
From “Episodes”

THERE was a candy shop in Samarcand …
And all the other kids would come and stand
Outside the window, noses in a row
Pressed white against the glass, to see him go
And stretch up to the counter while he chose        5
A copper’s worth of these and two of those.
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