Poetry of Kansas

At Evening

      The primrose-tinted west
      Is flecked with purple and grey;
A whip-poor-will calls his sweet farewell
      To a lovely golden day;
      The melody rises and falls
      As it throbs thru my dusky room,
That is cool and sweet with the odour of pinks
      From out the garden's gloom.

__Louisa Cooke Don-Carlos

Dear Things And Queer Things
Louisa Cooke Don-Carlos
(Lawrence: The World Company. 1934)
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