Poetry of Kansas

The Blues.

I kicked the dog, I cussed the cat;
    I shut the door with one hard slam;
Over my eves pulled down my hat.
    With one vehement, beastly jam;
My brain seemed but a bunch of wheels__
Blue devils had me by the heels.
__J. M. Cavaness.

Jayhawker Juleps
J. M. Cavaness
(Chanute: Tribune Pub. Co. 1913)
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