Graphic from the book for the top of even-numbered pages

April on Half Moon
Mountain.

Seed time and weed time and cattle out to grass,
Women-folk a-settin' hens and plantin' garden sass. 
Gee, I'm tired of pickled pork and home baked 
      beans__
Mother, pass the sassafras and sour dock greens. 
Peach bloom and mint perfume and me a-diggin' bait, 
I ought to be a-plowin', but the fish won't wait. 
__C. L. Edson
 
Sunflowers, A Book of Kansas Poems
Selected by Willard Wattles
Page 79
(Chicago: A. C. McClurg. 1916)
 
September 30, 2002 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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