Gettin’ Old

by James Robert Rudolph

Fleeced flocked shorn
ridiculous old ram
age marbled hide now seen,
bruisey pink, gray-brown.

A traitor stone
hoof too easily tricked
fumble tumble off the path
old goat avalanche.

Gone to pasture
gone to seed
gum the grass
time to cede.


Copyright © 2017 by James Robert Rudolph

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