Poetry of Kansas

Night

Night is come,
And o'er the dreaming earth
Shuts, soft and warm,
Like God's great tender hand outspread
To keep us safe from harm.
Between the interlaced clouds
Each golden star-eye blinks
In softened glory-like God's smile
Ashining thru His fingers' chinks.

__Louisa Cooke Don-Carlos

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