Poetry of Kansas Here & Now, There & Then

Tallgrass tangled in stirrups.

Cowhands leaning on long shadows.

After all these years,

I am still in love.

– H.C. Palmer

HC Palmer is a physician who was born in Southeast Kansas and spent much of his time growing up in the Flint Hills which is his “anchor” place although he considers the Madison Valley in Montana and the Florida Keys as important places too.  He lives in  Lenexa where he writes poems in his  old age.

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Comments on: "76. After Driving Cattle in the Flint Hills" (2)

  1. Rick Nichols said:

    An interesting little poem. Haiku-like. Neat word pictures in the first two lines.

  2. Deirdre said:

    Love this and love him.

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