Maggie DeMay

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Born in the South, raised as a Southern Baptist, but thanks to many years of expensive therapy have managed to get over it rather nicely. Army veteran, married to a retired sailor, living on 40 acres in the middle of nowhere, happily raising goats and annoying my neighbors. more »

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Goddess Of The Goats

Full moon high in the sky
fog coming in
breaking like waves
against the hills and fences
Rudder was crying
baaing her silly head off
because
she couldn't find her baby
at 3am

and I
Goddess of the goats
get up from my warm bed
not that it mattered
since I was awake anyway
in my flannell pj's and rubber boots
find the baby
sleeping under what's left
of the catapah tree

a tiny little creature
smaller than the big ginger cat
who guards the farm
against invasions of rodents
when he feels the urge
I take the baby to ...

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