Mar 27, 2006
Gordon Parks, the poet, wrote:
I would miss this Kansas land.
Wide prairie filled with green and
the flowering apple,
Tall elms beside glinting streams ...
Silver September rain, orange-red-
and white Decembers with hungry
of hams and pork butts curing in the
Yes, all this I would miss "
along with the fear, hatred and
We blacks had suffered upon this