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Below is the poem entitled Reflection which was written by poet Pinhole Burns. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Ev’ry morning, just past six,
And ev’ry afternoon,
Grandpa left the house to milk
The cow who leaped the moon.

Right beside the barn door he
Would stop and tip the pail,
Mealtime for the cat who played
The fiddle with her tail.

Tippy gazed with soulful eyes,
As farm dogs often will.
Her dinner dish replenished,
Pa’s load now lighter still.

Passing Grandma on the porch
The bucket caught her eye.
She queried, with a knowing grin,
“What happened…cow go dry?”

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  1. Date: 9/10/2012 10:43:00 AM
    Very well written and funny - it being just juice and water to drink. - Have a exciting new week. - Oxox love Anne-Lise :)

    Burns Avatar Pinhole Burns
    Date: 9/10/2012 11:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne-Lise. You too.
  1. Date: 9/10/2012 10:32:00 AM
    I was waiting for the dish that ran away with the spoon....nicely written...enjoyed.....Joseph

    Burns Avatar Pinhole Burns
    Date: 9/10/2012 11:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joseph. I thought about that, but decided to cut it a little shorter.