Poetry of Kansas

The Last Of Tim

      We are mourning for Tim
      Who went out for a swim,
Where the river ran close to the shore;
      The water was damp
      And it gave him a cramp,
And he'll never come back any more.

Verdigris Valley Verse
Albert Stroud
(Coffeyville, Kansas: The Journal Press. 1917)
Page 55

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