Joy Surles

Cow Sonnet

You cow, you cow, you long farm cow
with a head in the ground like glue.
You cow of corn and hair, head cow,
head cow of a cow face round.  Round cow,
fat cow, ineluctable cow, you sheep,
you round brown sheep.  Pink cow, pink sheep,
pink adipose cat, hermetic and sheep, shrew you.
Red pulsing sheep, red eater of sheep,
red cow, go stink, big you.
Big you brown cow, syntactic cow,
black cow of a big red cow.
Blue cow of mean and mean and you,
     green cow, green monkey of cow,
     strew you, butcher, blue you.

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