Jim’s Shorts
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Jim’s Shorts

Jet Is Not My Horse

Love, death, and cowardice

A woman stands in a stable kissing a horse on the nose. Jet Is Not My Horse by Jim Latham
Jet Is Not My Horse by Jim Latham | Photo by Kenny Webster on Unsplash

CW: Animal Death

She’s my mom’s all-time favorite horse. She’s almost twenty years old and she’s down on the ground, rolling, when I get back from town.

Right away, from the way she is moving, I see it’s bad.

I have absorbed enough veterinary medicine in thirty years of watching my parents practice to know…

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