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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
My Heart is Heavy
By Sara Teasdale
 
From “Memories”

MY heart is heavy with many a song,
  Like ripe fruit bearing down the tree;
And I can never give you one—
  My songs do not belong to me.
 
Yet in the evening, in the dusk        5
  When moths go to and fro,
In the gray hour if the fruit has fallen,
  Take it—no one will know.
 
 
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