Poetry of Kansas

Just Why

When this old world was wisely planned,
    By that omniscient power above,
Just why, I cannot understand,
    He did not more of goodnes prove
And pass decree o'er every land
    That all are loved by those they love.

__Colfax Burgoyne Harman

Poems Of Sentiment
Colfax Burgoyne Harman
(Valley Falls, Kansas: Harman Publishing. 1905)
Page 134

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