Poetry of Kansas


They drift away in slow, majestic columns,
And seem, in majestic dignity,
Even as the smoke
That rises from the pyres
Of fallen Babylons.

__James B. Whitfield

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 128
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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