Poetry of Kansas

Sunset And Winter Trees

The sunset is a thief___
For she has stolen from the coral trees
Their redness___
Leaving them black-stained
That she
Might wash her gold in ruby.

__Billy McCarroll

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
Page 78
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

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