POETRY

The Off Season

To Robert Frost

Photo by Pixabay via Pexels

The cows and mules still need attention;
The chickens always want their feed.
There’s the midday egg collection,
But not much else that might impede
The unabashed pursuit of play.

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Matthew Thiele

Matthew Thiele

Teacher. Satirist. Scholar. Published in Slackjaw, Points in Case, McSweeney’s, Ben Jonson Journal, and elsewhere. Definitely not a robot. Or an alien.