Susy Evelyne

(Bristol)

Normandy Kine (a tribute to French cattle)


Normandy kine are very fine -
All dappled, whites and blacks.
And once they've eaten pastures green
They're flat out on their backs.


Written in 1985 by Susy's mother, Joan

Submitted: Friday, December 20, 2013
Edited: Saturday, December 21, 2013

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My mother wrote this in her diary years ago on a coach holiday in Brittany and Normandy. She chose the unusual old word - kine. It's so simple and silly - I love it! She wrote poems for fun and from the heart, to lift her spirits. It's wonderful to find her words and laugh years later.

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