Poetry of Kansas

Betrayal.

The south wind is an untrue lover's whisper,
The darkness is a great soft purring cat,
The young moon is a world wide snare spread open,
The wild plum copse, an evil scheming bat.

__Elizabeth N. Barr

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
Page 21
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

 
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