Poetry of Kansas

Remembered

If I should die, would I forget the sheet
Of silvery April rain, so cool and sweet;
Or one lone pine tree___tall, serene, and still
Against a sunset sky of daffodil;
Or prairies, rich as Jason's golden fleece,
Drenched with the yellow moonlight, snow, and peace?
 
Will memory of these dear things bring tears___
This beauty I have loved throughout the years?

__Edna Osborne Whitcomb

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 123
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

 
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