Poetry of Kansas

Self Satisfaction.

Self-satisfaction sits
With folded hands
Her lips quirked up,
Her eyes half-drooped.
She scarce can see;
Yet oft avers
That all perfection's
Less than hers.

__Isobel Doerr

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 48
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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