Poetry of Kansas


At Eastertide,
I look upon the lilies,
Symbolic in their whitness,
Stately, tall,
Risen to beauteous bloom
From folded husks
That slept in quiet darkness
But to waken at His call
And I remember Calvary.
___Amy Barron Leonard

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 74
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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