Walt Mason   Ode to Kansas

by Walt Mason

Signature of Walt Mason


Kansas: Where we've torn the shackles
From the farmer's leg;
Kansas: Where the hen that cackles,
Always lays an egg;
Where the cows are fairly achin'
To go on with record breakin
And the hogs are raising bacon
By the keg!

Source: Sunflowers, A Book of Kansas Poems
Willard Wattles   -   1916
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September 30, 1998 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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