Excerpt from New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry The thanks of the author are due to the following publishers and editors for their kind permission to reprint the following selections for which they hold copyright: To The Macmillan Company for "Penetralia" and The Winds, from "Poems," by Madison Cawein; for "Spring Sows Her Seeds," from "The Drums in Our Street," by Mary Carolyn Davies; for "Breakfast," "The Father," "The Messages," and "The Old Bed," from "Battle and other Poems," by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson; for "Up A Hill and A Hill" and "Moon Folly," from "Myself and I," by Fannie Stearns Davis Gi fford; for Broadway, from Poems and Ballads, by Hermann Hagedom; for Transformations and The Wind Blew Words, from Moments of Vision, by Thomas Hardy; for The Bull, from Poems, by Ralph Hodgson; for The Santa Fe Trail, Aladdin and the Jmn and The Leaden-Eyed, from The Congo and other Poems, by Vachel Lmdsay; for The Broncho That Would not be Broken, from The Chinese Nightingale and Other Poems, by Vachel Lindsay; for Patterns and The Bombardment, from Men, Women and Ghosts, by Amy Lowell; for Old Age, from Collected Poems, by Percy Mackaye; for Ships, from The Story of the Round House, by John Masefield; for Cargoes and A Consecration, from Salt Water Ballads and Poems, by John Masefield; for one sonnet from LolUngdon Downs, by John Masefield; for Isaiah Beethoven, Lucinda Matlock and Anne Rutledge, from The Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters; for Draw the Sword, ORepubUc and My Light with Yours, from Toward the Gulf, by Edgar Lee Masters; for Mystery and Interlude, from The New Day, by Scudder Middleton; for Love Song and Mountain Song, from You and I, by Harriet Monroe; for The Childs Heritage, from The Quest, by John G. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.