Poetry of Kansas

Cause And Effect.

TWAS only some berries__the goose__
    Growing near the garden wall; 
A boy found the berries__the goose__
    And ate them, the large and small. 
At midnight a cry was raised, 
    That grew to a terrible squall__
That boy wished he never had seen 
    Those berries__the goose__at all.

__J. M. Cavaness.


Poems by Two Brothers
A. A. B. Cavaness & J. M. Cavaness
(Chetopa: J. M. Cavaness and Son. 1896)
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