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October 1912

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

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  • Harriet Monroe
  • Grace Conkling
  • Helen Dudley
  • Arthur Ficke
  • Emilia Lorimer
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Poetry

      By Arthur Davison Ficke

      It is a little isle amid bleak seas—
      An isolate realm of garden, circled round
      By importunity of stress and sound,
      Devoid of empery to master these.
      At most, the memory of its streams and bees,
      Borne to the toiling mariner outward—bound,

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine I Am the Woman

      By William Vaughn Moody
      I am the Woman, ark of the law and its breaker,
      Who chastened her steps and taught her knees to be meek,
      Bridled and bitted her heart and humbled her cheek,
      Parcelled her will, and cried "Take more!" to the taker,
      Shunned what they...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine To Whistler, American

      By Ezra Pound
      You also, our first great,
      Had tried all ways;
      Tested and pried and worked in many fashions,
      And this much gives me heart to play the game.

      Here is a part that's slight, and part gone wrong,
      And much...

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