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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
Saturday Afternoon
By Genevieve Taggard
From “The Way Things Go”

OH, if my soul were lifted like a tree
Up from the little stones that lie on me!
If I could stand
Still on the hill and never move my hand;
No, never beckon, no, nor wave my dress,        5
But only wait in heavy breathlessness—
Just stand
Still on the hill and never move my hand—
He might come up for balm; he might go down,
Careless and comforted, to town.        10

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