Poetry of Kansas

Absence

Absence of occupation is not rest
A mind vacant is a mind distressed;
Like a kit of tools locked in a chest
When not in use will dull and rust.  

The Plains Poems in Kansas
J. P. Dunn
(Independence: --. 19??)

 
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April 20, 2005 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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