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William Stafford - Across Kansas

My family slept those level miles
but like a bell rung deep till dawn
I drove down an aisle of sound,
nothing real but in the bell,
past the town where I was born.

Once you cross a land like that
you own your face more: what the light
struck told a self; every rock
denied all the rest of the world.
We stopped at Sharon Springs and ate--

My state still dark, my dream too long to tell.

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Poet: William Stafford
Poem: Across Kansas

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 18th, 2011 at 5:10 AM.
aEHloiDfIMaE

Always the best content from these prodigious witrers.

Julissa from Uzbekistan
Comment 1 of 2, added on September 10th, 2010 at 12:04 PM.
Poopy Doopy

i like weiner

Poop Face from Bolivia

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