Tag 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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Noise

above the rustling of the leaves and the clucking of the chickens and the singing of the birds and the crashing of the waves and the barking of the dogs and the meowing of the cats and the neighing of … 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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Why, God

Why, God must we play. Clipping the wings of birds and taming lions to make them purr. Twirling around in fur coats no more but we still play God. Teaching dogs to sit and roll over, angry when they bark. … Continue reading

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