Pioneers.
Wheat and great green,
cattle and
farms.
There is oil and twisting wind,
       heat
       hail.
There is plowed soil
with deep furrows
and terraces to hold the rain.
Tractors and tin wedges
are dots in the field.
Big hands and a farmer's tan
signal heroes of the land.
Look for shade and shelter.
Welcome the southern breeze
       and be careful of the north.
The earth and sky touch
as the building emerges from the soil.
Landscape.
Landmark.
Look west and celebrate sundown.