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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Silly Ewe
By Evelyn Scott
 
From “Tropical Life”

THE SILLY ewe comes smelling up to me.
Her tail wriggles without hinges,
Both ends of it at once and equal.
Yesterday the parrot bit her;
Last week the jaguar ate her young one;        5
 
But experience teaches her nothing.
 
 
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