Poem of the Month: May 2010 ‘The Two-Headed Calf’

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Poem of the Month ~ May 2010
Oh, beauty divine! This poem stops me in my tracks. May you be moved by all the wonders in your world! Very merry May to you! –Krayna

The Two-Headed Calf
Tomorrow, when the farm boys find this
freak of nature, they will wrap his body
in newspaper and carry him to the museum.

But tonight he is alive and in the north
field with his mother. It is a perfect
summer evening: the moon rising over
the orchard, the wind in the grass.
And as he stares into the sky, there
are twice as many stars as usual.

by Laura Gilpin
Copyrighted material; for educational/therapeutic purposes only

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