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    The Old KJT Hall

    by David Knape

    Let me go back to Ammannsville
    to breath a country breeze,
    I'll stand beneath the cottonwoods
    listen to their fluttering leaves

    For in their shade I can recall
    with fondest memory,
    all our kin who gathered here
    at this old KJT

    This hall holds echos of the past
    that still come back to me,
    of food and fun and everyone
    enjoying family

    Their voices still reverberate
    within these hollowed walls,
    and if I close my eyes real tight
    I see them one and all

    Dancing to polkas as they play
    as loud as they can be,
    with corresponding conversation
    in ascending symphony

    This hall is more than roof and doors
    it's treasure is to me,
    the place where I can come to be
    among my memories

    And if I could I'd call them back
    just one more time to see,
    the pleasure of their company
    in this old KJT.


    d.knape

    KJT Hall, Ammannsville, Texas
    The Old KJT Hall - Ammannsville
    Photo by John Troesser, 9-6-04
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    July 6 , 2012
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