Harriet Monroe

Chicago, Illinois
Harriet Monroe
Chicago, Illinois

Poems

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1.
In The Beginning
WHEN sunshine met the wave,
Then love was born;
Then Venus rose to save
A world forlorn.
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2.
Dance Of The Seasons
Allegro
Wake ! wake !
Out of the snow and the mist,
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3.
April -- North Carolina
Would you not be in Tryon
   Now that the spring is here,
When mocking-birds are praising
   The fresh, the blossomy year?
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4.
A Story
He loved her and he was untrue—
Untrue he was, let loved her still;
For out of nether darkness drew
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5.
The Message Of The Wind
The wind comes riding down from heaven.
Ho! wind of heaven, what do you bring?
Cool for the dawn, dew for the even,
And every sweetest thing.
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6.
A Farewell
GOOD-BY: nay, do not grieve that it is over—
The perfect hour;
That the winged joy, sweet honey-loving rover,
Flits from the flower.
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7.
After Sunset
The forest was a shrine for her,
A temple richly dressed;
And worshippers the tall trees were,
Each to his prayer addressed.
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8.
A Power-Plant
The Fisk Street turbine power station in Chicago

The invisible wheels go softly round and round—
Light is the tread of brazen-footed Power.
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9.
A Letter To One Far Away
Dear Wanderer—
The sky is gray,
With flecks of blue
The clouds rush over.
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10.
At Twilight
You are a painter—listen—
I'll paint you a picture too!
Of the long white lights that glisten
Through Michigan Avenue;
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