FROM George Sterling
TO Clark Ashton Smith


Sterling went on a two-week bender, and did not send out the poems until it was over (and asked McIlvane to respond personally to Smith); Sterling writing a short story under a pen-name; some words of encouragement that Smith's work will be published eventually; Sterling wrote "The Voice of the Wheat" and "The Trapping of Rung"; on Smith's idea for a book of love-poems (and Sterling's own love-poems); Sterling submitted a manuscript for his selected poems to Holt & co., though pessimistic about public reception. Enclosed: "Beauty Dethroned," "The Midway Piece," an unidentified poem.

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