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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Elevator Man
By Loureine Aber
 
From “City Lanes”

YOU in your little cage and I in mine,
Elevator man,
We will pierce the wide world’s heaven
Far as we can:
You to go up and down, beating up and down;        5
I to brush my wings off
On the walls of Merchant Town.
 
 
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