Four and Twenty of the Week, March 8

Killing Birds on the Farm

The cat likes the game,
scatters feathers on the footpath.
After months of feeding chickens,
you, too, draw blood, pluck.

Helen Puciloski

Helen Puciloski of Beaverton, Oregon, and Morningbreath Farm and Home for the Easily Amused, is a student in the MFA program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Her poems have appeared in Calyx Journal.
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One Response to Four and Twenty of the Week, March 8

  1. paula lietz says:

    lovely imagery / brings me to the time I was watching
    the birds in the feeder and a cat jumped up and snagged one

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