|There is no parking ground in life
Cease to struggle and sit,
And soon we'll rue it;
We drift unless we ceaselessly strive.
Once we cast anchor in Life's stream,
Resistlessly, silently-as in a dream
The current in its strength and pride
Carries us downward with its tide.
Stanzas For Kansas
Leonard Allen Prowant
(Wichita, Kansas: __. 1937)