Poetry of Kansas

Desert Contrasts

By day, the desert is a paisley shawl.
Gorgeous colors riot over all.
By night, it is another matter.
The desert is a silver platter,
With rim of silver mountains, a silver moon and a silver tree
And me.

Kansas Poets
Edited by May William Ward
(New York: Henry Harrison. 1935)
Page 129

 
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April 21, 2005 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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