Fetch the Pig

No, we are not

eating it today

take a dollar

pay Mrs Jones

for her corn it ate.

 

Drive him home

and fix the fence

fetch the pig

and make

him secure.

 

As anyone who has been reading much of my poetry lately knows, I have spent a great deal of time and effort over the past three years letting the concepts I have learned through my ModPo experiences infuse my poetry. This is an interesting (for me, at least), throw back to when I wrote poems for that moment, not with any thought to what the poem might mean. It almost seems like cheating. I hope you will respond in a positive or negative way to this abberation.

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About anthonyuplandpoetwatkins

https://www.goodreads.com/AnthonyUplandpoetWatkins born in Jackson, The United States August 04, 1959 gender male website http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?contributorI... genre Poetry, Historical Fiction influences James M. Lancaster, Brenda Black White, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Al Filreis member since March 2011 About this author edit data As one of the most public lives ever lived by a private citizen, there is little about me that isn't already available at Facebook or Shelfari and countless other places. Poet, writer, construction worker, salesman, truck driver, climber into the attics of total strangers, father and husband, and all around one of the luckiest men on the planet. My luck continued with a win in the June Goodreads Newsletter Contest! What an honor! http://anthonyuplandpoetwatkins.wordp... Additional Influences: Bob Dylan, William Faulkner, Barbara Kingsolver, Gloria Naylor, Eudora Welty
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