Posts Tagged ‘Dead Cow Farm’

  • Dead Cow Farm — Robert Graves

    September 26th, 2022 | Poetry | journalpulp | No Comments

    DEAD COW FARM An ancient saga tells us how In the beginning the First Cow (For nothing living yet had birth But Elemental Cow on earth) Began to lick cold stones and mud: Under her warm tongue flesh and blood Blossomed, a miracle to believe: And so was Adam born, and Eve. Here now is […]

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  • View Of A Cow

    View Of A Cow

    May 21st, 2012 | Poetry | journalpulp | 5 Comments

    [youtube] Among Robert Graves’s best and most famous poems, “Dead Cow Farm” is in essence a war poem (Robert Graves served in WWI and saw heavy fighting) wherein his gentle cow symbolizes peace and calm. It is, I think, a strange and lovely little poem. Dead Cow Farm An ancient saga tells us how […]

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