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Mary Ray King
Mary Ray King was an attorney. She was born at Carrollton, Missouri on July 4, 1873, the daughter of Thomas D. and Margaret Fisk McIntyre. She was educated at Kansas State Normal School. Her poetry appears in the Yearbook of Contemporary Poetry (1937), Argonaut, Munsey, Harpers, and various newspapers. She resided, as of 1938, in Gridley, California.
My eyes have never seen
My soul is hungry, too.
I need the peacefulness
[Source: The Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets: The Who's Who of American Poets 274 (New York: Avon House, 1938)]