Surprised, they were glad to see us,
remembered green alfalfa leaf
and came with half-grown children

out of the brush, the canyons,
off ridges to follow
without a thought of escaping.

We are family, know the routine:
dear cowboys and cattle,
me and my machine.


One response to “WEANING

  1. “We love you…as long as you haven’t got that needle and hot iron with you”.


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