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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
A Heat Wave
By Katherine Wisner McCluskey
 
ALL day a great sun stared,
  Obsessed with heat and light!
Thought panted for shelter
  On to the dark of night;
But when the sun went down,        5
  Soaked in the lukewarm sea,
I turned and saw a white-hot moon,
  Pallid, peering at me!—
And my soul cried aloud,
  Mad for some privacy!        10
 
 
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