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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Fledging
By Iris Barry
 
  THE FIRE is nearly out,
The lamp is nearly out.
The room is untidy after the long day.
I am here, unhappy,
Longing to leave the hearth,        5
Longing to escape from the home.
The others are asleep,
But I am here, unhappy.
The fire is nearly out,
The lamp is nearly out.        10
 
 
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