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Let other countries glory in their past,
But Kansas glories in her days to be, 
In her horizons limitless and vast, 
Her plains that storm the senses like 
      the sea; 
She has no ruins gray that men revere__
Her time is "Now," Her heritage 
      is "Here." 
 
__Harry Kemp, 1912
 
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Willard Wattles
Sunflowers, A Book of Kansas Poems
(Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1916)


 
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