“Today” by Andrew Carter

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Today I saw a farmyard: tractor, trees, windmill, shed, silo, and a scarecrow grin.
Today I felt the sun’s bright warmth on my face and the scenery made me glad.
Today I smelled dog, cow, horse, and donkey pooh – oh no – a doggy broke wind.
Today I heard geese gaggle, chicks trill, black and white sheep bleat – ‘baaaad.’
Today I tasted dust and country life, driving a red tractor over grass unthinned.
Today I sensed this is the work, this is the way for me – and a future to be had…

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