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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Beckoning Moon
By Frances Shaw
 
I WENT to the hills for courage,
  But the hills have made me weak;
I went to the hills for high resolves
  And the wisest words to speak.
 
There were bonfires down in the valley,        5
  And a beckoning moon in a tree;
So I sped a flame-winged messenger
  To call you back to me.
 
 
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