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I Drove A Car Last Night

*WARNING*GRAPHIC CONTENT* (This poem is about cruelty to animals. This is sadly a true story. The police are not providing animal control services, though they get county funding to do so. There is a small understaffed & underfunded nonprofit clinic … Continue reading

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One Eyed Dog

A feral dog showed up outside Uncle Bobby’s farm a few weeks ago mangy and too thin, her left eye was a pool of puss and blood we took her home, cleaned her up and got her some food we … Continue reading

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My One Wish

All day long I am in-and-out of the barn, grabbing a pick-ax or a shovel or a rake or a cup of coffee and a moment for few pages in a book or my notebook and a pen, or replacement … Continue reading

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Elegy For Fluffy

Stop this senseless violence strong against weak rich against poor this dog-eat-chicken world I can’t take any more a lot of good chickens have been eaten for fun but the dogs just keep smiling knowing not what they’ve done tried … Continue reading

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Maple

Maple, oh Maple you’re just a little puppy almost shot by a farmer   Maple, oh Maple named by WWOOFers eating pancakes when the farmer grabbed his gun   Maple, oh Maple people think that you’re a girl just because … Continue reading

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Farm Animals

Daisy Girl Daisy Girl she’s always on the go, she’s not a lazy girl eating grass and oats, with the sheep and goats it’s Daisy Girl it’s Daisy Girl   Mrs. Emily Duckinson Mrs. Emily Duckinson waddle, waddle, quack, quack … Continue reading

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We Are All Animals

Last night, a little lamb died in my arms. I had been feeding milk to Ram-butan, our 3 month old ram, with a syringe, because he was too weak to drink from the bottle and his mother had moved on, … Continue reading

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Rescued Me (ode to our dogs)

Adopted rescued saved we gave her food and shelter and felt her ribs go away day by day she grew stronger and healthier and I’m wealthier now than I’ve ever been though I don’t have two dimes to rub together … Continue reading

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Pitter-Patter

the rain washes away my thoughts and it wipes away my pain staring out this window I’m so thankful this storm came   the drought has ended now and the gardens drink it up but I get anxious to get … Continue reading

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Butters The Kitten

Butters the kitten tap dancing around the room pitter-pattering tiny feet off beat an old jazz record spins I grin when our eyes meet he takes off around and around just found his toy mouse stuffing coming out don’t get … Continue reading

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