Poetry of Kansas

An Apology.

I 'd write you, Love, but cannot do it;
    For, when I take my pen in hand,
    I see your face and can't withstand
The impulse to quit all and woo it.

__Frederick J. Atwood .

Kansas Rhymes and Other Lyrics
Frederick J. Atwood
(Topeka, Kan.: Crane & Company. 1902)
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