TR Jones


Ode to Kansas Poem by TR Jones


Why does everyone want to leave this place
The place that has molded my face
I have lived here all my life
This is where I found my wife
This is where I really belong
Because of this place, I am strong
I was born right here
And when my end is near
This is where I want to be
So when I leave I can be happy
For my home is in this place
This place will be my base
Until the very end of my days
After everyone has gone their own ways
I will stay right here
Where I find my true cheer
Here, the place of my birth, Kansas

Submitted: Saturday, July 7, 2007
Edited: Saturday, March 19, 2011

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