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After Matchbox Funerals...
Kathleene West
Size: 5in. w x 13in. h
Edition: 0
Hand Printed By: Copper Canyon Press / 1988
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After Matchbox Funerals...
Kathleene West

Not many old animals on a farm. Sometimes 

the watchdog's smart enough 

not to chase machinery

or a prize cow tops the milk bucket 

one more season. An occasional wily cat.

These earned their names 

and I call them out:


Colonel Doberman

Old Roan 

Gray Whiskers 


Each spring a farm bleats and squeals--impatient 

with new animals.

I name as many as I can mark.

This year the orphaned pig is Joseph. 


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