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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Feather Lights
By Carl Sandburg
 
MACABRE and golden the moon opened a slant of light.
 
A triangle for an oriole to stand and sing, “Take me home.”
 
A layer of thin white gold feathers for a child queen of gypsies.
 
So the moon opened a slant of light and let it go.
 
So the lonesome dogs, the fog moon, the pearl mist, came back.        5
 
 
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