Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chasing Cows in the Snow (Part 2 of 2)

“Hey, way to go city girl.” She chided me despite my success. We walked to the far corner, behind the thin line of trees, and pushed the cows back the way we had come. “You won’t have the same problem … Continue reading

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Another Civilization Vanishes

Two o’clock tomorrow is the time. We leave en masse, a whole society that will simply disappear from this planet, leaving behind only relics and some buildings. No clues can be given as to our whereabouts, or our reasons for … Continue reading

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Waiting For Stew

A man squats in the corner, disregarding an open sheet of newspaper that blows by him. The headline has been repeated many, many times, he doesn’t need to read it again. Instead he turns away from the wind and shelters … Continue reading

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Chasing Cows in the Snow (Part 1 of 2)

I was working my Uncle’s farm in northern Wisconsin a few years ago. I didn’t know it, but I was going to be presented with a near tragedy of sorts. It all started with a missing cow, Bessy. Her real … Continue reading

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The Mindful Stew

Alas we swim in a guileless stew, No leader and no faith to eschew Just a science that tells us truth Always honest, from many views   For if there’s no God, at least not one to see If even … Continue reading

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Washington’s Revenge

The men began emerging as the fog lifted. Those on the top of the hill were clearly visible, their medals, brass accoutrements, and weaponry shone brightly in the sun. They fidgeted in not so clearly defined rows as they sat, … Continue reading

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The Drumming of the Wall

Behind the wall the drums were beaten, loud as they could be But I stood on the other side, deaf, and blind for all I could see Yet things occurred on the other side, I knew it by the word … Continue reading

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