Come to Arkansas When You Can
Caves and lakes, pine trees, apple orchards.
Festivals to honor summer, spring, and fall.
Arkansas has the hillbilly music I grew up on.
Blue grass too. Grab a fiddle and join us!
The roads are winding and hilly for this is the Ozarks.
If you are visiting Arkansas, make it in the fall
When the apples, pumpkins and gourds are ready.
Everything will be decorated in lively oranges and yellows.
There is a diamond mine, recommended highly.
I have started out there several times but stopped along the way
And spent my money on homemade honey and biscuits,
Jimmy Dean sausage and enough gravy to soak a car.
They believe in country hospitality
Big breakfasts, large families, feuds,
Story-telling, whittling, and diddling.
It is a nice place to relax and take a breath.
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2020
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