Poetry of Kansas
 

Genius.

Lightning is a crazy
Witchfired tree.
All of its branches grow
Too suddenly.
 
Everyone, almost, prefers
The oak
Slow of growth, serene,
Like common folk.
   
__May Willams Ward.

From an unknown newspaper
 

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July 20, 2003 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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