Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal

The Two-Legged Cow

Raud Kennedy


Walking with my dog

across a spring meadow,

I wonder if there’s a reason

for me being here.

The cow on his way

into the abattoir,

was there a reason

for his life in the pasture

other than to fatten him up?

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Raud Kennedy, a dog trainer currently living in Portland, Oregon, has had poems published in the States, England, and Scotland.

© Raud Kennedy

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