Poetry of Kansas

The Weeping Willow

I know I, too, should weep to be
A solitary willow tree,
Beside a stream;
Standing all day where I could see
My truant self smile back at me.

__Margaret Louise Anderson

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 18
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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