American Life in Poetry: Girl Riding a Horse
By Ted Kooser
The first poem we published in this column, back in the spring of 2005, was by David Allan Evans, the Poet Laureate of South Dakota, and it's good to publish another one today, having recently had our five-year anniversary.
Girl Riding a Horse in a Field of Sunflowers
Sitting perfectly upright,
contented and pensive,
she holds in one hand,
loosely, the reins of summer:
the green of trees and bushes;
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