Poetry of Kansas


The gold of the sunshine, while sweeping the prairie,
Was caught in a tangle of thorns and vines.
A breath of wind, whirling it around,
Left a wild yellow rosebud asleep in its wake.

__Dorothy Ruth Durkee

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 55
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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