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I knew it was 


because the 

cows kept 


their distance 

but Kenny 

wasn’t convinced 


he pulled up some 

long swamp grass 

and held it out 

like an antenna 


until it touched down 

on barbed wire 

his gasp 


showed his teeth 


it’s live 

he crowed 


with something 

like joy






L a u r e n   H a l l

electric fence

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