Hawthorne Crow
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Hawthorne Crow

Tales of the Midwest: Raised on Rum

Photo is adapted from “Horse Races @ Gulfstream Park” by Scott (Flickr, Creative Commons).

The horse and mule live thirty years
And never know of wine and beers.
The goat and sheep at twenty die
Without a taste of scotch or rye.
The cow drinks water by the ton
and at eighteen is mostly done.
The dog at fifteen cashes in
Without the aid of



Tales, rants, observations — blog of Jim Dee, long-haired smart ass, self-employed web developer, hyper-creative writer, musician, renaissance man, defiant, prone to philosophization, as-always a pyro, ever-frustrated cat owner, free agent, bandanna wearer.

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