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Poetry
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:00 am
 bovis poem #3 I know you have been on tenterhooks to hear the names of prize bulls well I won’t keep you waiting any longer Green Notch Segis Ginger was pretty good Highland Caesar Lochinvar d
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Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:00 am
 Good friends, I wrote this poemtwo years ago, at the Veaches’ Golden Wedding celebration,  and Jerry’s death, but didn’t  print it. Now I do; I’ve been  with the Veach fam
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:00 am
Farmer Letter to the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, 1955From my father R.A. DouganGentlemen: Enclosed is form MC 20gfilled out to the best of my ability. Inote that there is no provision ma
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 12:00 am
thought it was our own idea my sibsand I cut open our stuffed teddys dogsrag dolls put in candy hearts that saidI love you sewed them up sometimes therecipient got a little sticky if it fell in thetub
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 12:00 am
 goats poem #1  juniper bursts from her stall when the gate is opened leaps nimbly onto the milking bench buries her nose in oats while gillian washes her udder then pulls a stream of milk f
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 am
volume four of my round barn sagawill be in print this spring it’s thelast of the trilogy so we can all soonrelax but here’s a question for youI am including a lively letter from mydad to his kids
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:00 am
 swimming lessons  poem #1     I don’t recall how kids 3 and 4 learnedto swim I do have a found scrap from ellielabeled “courage tests” the list headedby “swim through
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:00 am
today’s her birthday or wasit’s not that I loved her morethan I loved—love—you threeI loved her different just asI love each of you differentand now that particular muchloved much valued diffe
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 newyears poem #11  you may have stacks of moldering dishes piles ofdisheveled clutter a hamper of odorous garments a carfull of indescribable litter snow to shovel letters to tendbills dema

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