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Excerpt From American Poetry A MiscellanyThe Newcomers H D Alfred Kreymborg, And Edna St Vincent Millay Have Taken Their Places With The Same Absence Of Judge Or Jury That Marks Any Society Of Independents There Is No Hang Ing Committee No Organizer Of Position Two Years Ago The Alphabet Determined The Arrangement This Time Seniority Has Been The Sole Arbiter Of Pre Cedence Further And This Can Not Be Too Often Repeated There Has Been No Editor To Be Painstakingly Precise, Each Contributor Has Been His Own Editor As Such, He Has Chosen His Own Selec Tions And Determined The Order In Which They Are To Be Printed, But He Has Had No Authority Over Either The Choice Or Grouping Of His Fellow Exhibitors Con Tributions To One Of The Members Has Been Dele Gated The Merely Mechanical Labors Of Assembling, Proof Reading, And Seeing The Volume Through The Press The Absence Of E A Robinson From This Year S Miscellany Is A Source Of Regret Not Only To All The Contributors But To The Poet Himself Mr Robinson Has Written Nothing Since His Collected Poems With The Exception Of A Long Poern A Volume In Itself But He Hopes To Appear In Any Subsequent CollectionAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis 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