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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
The Palace Blossoms
By Florence Ayscough and Amy Lowell, trans.
From “Chinese Written Wall Pictures”

T’ai Ta-mien—Eighteenth Century

WHEN the rain ceases,
The white water-flowers of Ch’ang Lo stroll together at sunset
In the City by the River.
The young girls are no longer confined
In the tower pavilions,        5
But may gaze at the green water
Whirling under the bridge of many turnings.

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