The great plains are not a natural formation
but a playground built by a community coalition
of buffalo, deer and antelope.

Prairie dogs rent their holes,
pay a set fee for all the grass they chew
collected on the first of the month.

Birds were grandfathered in for the sky.

copyright © 2019 Kenneth P. Gurney

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