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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Illusion
By Amy Lowell
 
From “Lacquer Prints”

  WALKING beside the tree-peonies,
I saw a beetle
Whose wings were of black lacquer spotted with milk.
I would have caught it,
But it ran from me swiftly        5
And hid under the stone lotus
Which supports the Statue of Buddha.
 
 
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