Category Archives: Farm Poetry

Damn, It Is Cold

Weatherman adjusts his specs Tells us about the “polar vortex” Hope he soon lifts this hex Damn, it is cold Cattle water is solidly froze They push on it with their nose For a new heater the rancher goes Damn, … Continue reading

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A Farmer’s Prayer (or Rancher’s Prayer)

Dear Lord, I don’t ask for too much A happy family, rain, & such But there is one thing I’d bring to your attention So small, hardly worth a mention That someday, when the land is paid And our hair … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

T  is for “thanks” to farmers for the food we eat H  is for “health”, a gift so sweet A  is for “anxious” to see family N  is for “napkin”, I might need three K  is for “kids”, my greatest … Continue reading

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An Ode to Farm Boys

Jill’s note:  This “poem” was inspired by my three sons and their infinite curiosity in exploring the natural world in ways that all-too-few children get the opportunity to do . I have to admit that they didn’t actually do ALL … Continue reading

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The Cows Know It’s Sunday

Each and every day, chores  must be done Before anyone can leave, for work or for fun Most days, things go at a leisurely pace Except on Sundays, to church we must race The reason for that is strange, but … Continue reading

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