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Bette A. Stevens:

An essay on getting started!

Originally posted on Melissa I. Hassard:

First, get a cow.

Why a cow, you ask?  Well, it could be a chicken, I suppose, or even a dog.  A few deer could wander through.  But a poem, especially a first poem, can definitely use the sturdy architecture and sweet domesticity of a cow to build itself around.  You can lean against a cow.  She won’t run away unexpectedly.

Cows never mock and are utterly sincere.  They will either listen to your poem with soft brown eyes, or they will eat grass and ignore you.  Consider this freedom to keep going.

You don’t have to be your most clever with cows.  You need neither witty dinner party banter nor tony restaurant.  Cows appreciate simplicity.

Melodic lowing makes for beautiful score.

As an aside, cows seem to understand birds.  This becomes important later on down the road in other poems.

You need something for her to eat.  A first…

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