Poetry of Kansas

Lincoln

Disquietude, unfriendliness,
Misunderstanding, grief,
Death at the door, ingratitude,
Ill-will, and unbelief,
 
Injustice, prejudice,
Hoarse mocking of a mob,
War, hatred, death___
His soul they could not rob.

__Frances Wooley.

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
Page 137
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

 
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