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THE POETRY CURE
A POCKET MEDICINE
CHEST OF VERSE
ROBERT HAVEN SCHAUFFLER
Author of "Scum o' the Earth," "Magic Flame, "Fiddler's Luck," "The Joyful
DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY
To the noble army of
CONSCIOUSLY OR UNCONSCIOUSLY
OF THE POETRY CURE
IS RESPECTFULLY AND CORDIALLY
For their courteous permission to reprint copyrighted poems included in this volume, thanks are due to the following publishers (alphabetically listed):
D. APPLETON & Co.: "Spring Ode" from NOAH AN' JONAH AN' CAP'N JOHN SMITH, by Don Marquis.
BONI & LIVERIGHT: "The Madman" and "Rufus Prays" from DUBLIN DAYS, by L. A. G. Strong.
BOWES & BOWES: "A Sonnet" from LAPSUS CALAMI AND OTHER VERSES, by James Kenneth Stephen.
PETER G. BOYLE: "A California Vignette," "Not Our Good Luck," "Salmon Fishing," "Suicide's Stone," "From Tamar" and "To the Stone Cutters" from TAMAR, by Robinson Jeffers.
JONATHAN CAPE LTD.: "Ale," "Leisure," "Sadness and Joy," and "Songs of Joy" from COLLECTED POEMS, by William H. Davies.
W. B. CONKEY COMPANY: "The World's Need" from PICKED POEMS, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
THOMAS Y. CROWELL & Co.: "Communion," "Sleep" and "The Soldier" from COLLECTED Poems, by Sophie Jewett.
GEORGE H. DORAN Co.: "From Sleep" and "Verification" from PARSON'S PLEASURE, by Christopher Morley. "A Prayer for the Old Courage" from A WORLD OF WINDOWS, by Charles Hanson Towne, copyrighted by George H. Doran Company, 1919.
DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY: "The Rich Man" and "Villanelle With Stevenson's Assistance" from TOBOGGANING ON PARNASSUS, by Franklin P. Adams. "Flood Tide" and "Ladders Through the Blue" from