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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
A Polish Girl
By Max Michelson
 
From “Winds of March”

  YOU carry the dishes in your hands
But your thoughts are elsewhere:
 
As if you inwardly knew
That in your kisses is the glow
Of Sobietsky and the heroes;        5
 
That your body has the pungent taste
Which the willow-tree and the rose
Perhaps feel in the soil;
 
And that your hair carries the fragrance
Of the willow and the rose itself.        10
 
 
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