Poetry of Kansas


Rhymes by Two Friends
Albert Bigelow Paine & William Allen White
(Fort Scott: M. L. Izor and Son. 1893)
Pages v-viii
Albert Bigelow Paine
Dream of the Sea10
First Bright Days12
The Lives of Men13
The Gates Ajar14
Mis' Smith16
The Island of Literature18
The Waking20
The Fisherman21
The Wave and the Star22
The Dancing Bear23
My Three Friends25
The Method In It28
The Boatswain's Story33
Lines in a Dictionary33
At Galveston34
In Louisiana35
A Fatal Reform37
On the Greenbriar38
The North Side40
The Planet Mars41
Writin' Jim42
An Oasis44
The Swallow and the Soul47
Kansas--Then and Now49
O'er Turf and Clod50
When the Sunflowers Bloom54
The Touch of Art58
The End of a Dream59
The Mirror61
His Poem62
My Two Poets63
After the Storm64
From Afar65
The Woodman's Dream68
A Worn Out Woman Rests72
The Angler74
The Collarless Dog76
Concernin' Some Folks78
The Book-Keeper82
A Weary Philosopher86
An Answer to Little Boy Blue88
Le Roi Est Mort90
What the Winds Said92
That Red Haired Girl93
A Christmas Waif94
The First Christmas Eve97
The Mystical Sea99
The Three Caravels101
Two of Us105
To a Mountain Summit106
Fate's Alchemy110
Weevily Wheat112
A Ghost114
A Genius116
Parish School118
The Wild Sunflower120
Wishing for Stars122
That Mystery124
Deacon Peter's Jasper126
First Snow-Fall130
The Rhyme of the Spanish Needle   133
It Happened Thus134
 William Allen White.
A Willer Crick Incident153
A Little Dreamboy156
Some Secular Queries158
The Gradgeratun' o' Joe161
That Ye Be Not Judged164
A Rhyme of the Dream-Maker Man166
Where "A Lovely Time Was Had".169
Jest Like Him172
To Chloe at Springtide175
The Music which hath Charms178
A Print Shop Incident181
Some Shop Talk184
Kings Ex186
A Wail in B Minor188
A Group of Humble Cradle Songs190
      A Willer Crick Lullaby.
      A Jim Street Lullaby.
      Sister Mary's Lullaby.
Their Poor Daddy195
A Rickety Rhyme, &c197
The Formal Announcement200
The New Wrinkle on Mr. Bill202
Mr. Bill's Insomnia203
Bud and the Hatchet Myth204
Father's Little Joke206
The Maiden and the Prince209
How it Happened211
Comfort Scorned of Devils213
After While214
A Valentine215
A Song for Mistress Sylvia217
The Exodus of Elder Twiggs219
Terpsicore on Wilier Creek223
If You Go Away225
Out in the Dark227
Rhymes by Two Friends
Albert Bigelow Paine & William Allen White
(Fort Scott: M. L. Izor and Son. 1893)
Pages v-viii
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