The Legend of the Burly Tree

The Legend of the Burly Tree

     Once upon a time there was a tiny little seed that fell from a giant tree. The tiny seed whirled and twirled and swirled on the Kansas breeze, then, kerplop, it fell on the ground.      The tiny seed sent out a root that went down, down, down into the dark, rich...
The Kiss I Give This Land

The Kiss I Give This Land

The first thing I look for When my plane touches down Is a spot where I can walk to Of grass growing on naked ground. When I find a restful spot Of America’s fertile lands I drop to my knees in gratitude And spread wide my thankful hands. I bow in humble reverence To...