Poetry of Kansas

The Little Love

O little love I threw away
    The many years ago!
That I should need you so today
    How could I know?
 
A slender thing, a tender thing,
    A rare thing, all my own.
And now my heart goes whispering
    Your name, alone.
 
O little love I threw away,
    So wistful and so true,
My heart could break for you today .   .   .
    Would God you knew!
 

The Call of Kansas and Other Poems
Esther M. (Clark) Hill
(Cedar Rapids: Torch Press. __)
Page 31

 
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November 11, 2002 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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