Category Archives: dogs

Goats & Noses

One of our goats died the other day not that we pick favorites, but Momi was my favorite… the sweetest little goat that ever was, the most peaceful, delicate always happy to see you never mean… I went to chop … Continue reading

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Coming home after a short trip to the farm supply cooperative

The animals are all quiet which usually means they did something terrible dogs terrorizing cats cats terrorizing one another goats terrorizing sheep all hell was breaking loose not ten minutes ago but now? not a peep the chickens sit quietly … 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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Two Pigeons

Two pigeons arrived in the barn one day and we welcomed them with open arms. For a few weeks, they stuck around and it seemed as though they had found new home. We were thrilled, claiming them as our own. … Continue reading

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Those Eyes

Life on a farm. Sometimes, animals die and sometimes, you have to kill them. This morning, our dogs caught a young deer and critically wounded her. The bloodcurdling cries woke my wife and I, and as I ran outside screaming … Continue reading

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after the rooster crows

the dogs are in the back yard hunting the cats and the cats are in the barn yard hunting the rats but the rats are at the neighbors digging through their trash and we’re at the breakfast table eating eggs … Continue reading

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