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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
By Maxwell Bodenheim
From “Sketches in Color”

  THE MOON, like the ash-colored wraith of a candle-flame,
Hangs bewildered, in a gaudy, blowing afternoon:
So does your little joy hide itself.
  The crippled sunlight drags its huge orange limbs
Over a tiny, squatting hill:        5
So does your joy pass over me.
  At the end of a red, capering afternoon
The dizzy trees bow slowly to the sun:
So do I salute your happiness.

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