Heidi StephensonThe Milk-snatchers (or The Bloody Wheelbarrow)
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Poems of compassion dedicated to the non-human animals who share this planet with us and the people who fight for them.

The Milk-snatchers (or The Bloody Wheelbarrow)
By Heidi Stephenson

Too much depends
upon

the bloody wheel
barrow

Glazed with pain,
calf slaughter

beside the pale-faced
mothers

A reworking of William Carlos Williamsí famous 1938 poem, The Red Wheel Barrow

©Heidi Stephenson, January 2022

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