Poetry of Kansas
 

Rope.

The loss of a job and a bit of rope--
The weight of a debt and a heart without hope.
Let God be the judge of out friend who went West:
To the land without debt, to the home of the Blest.

__Lester M. Ellis

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