The Red Wheelbarrow

The Red Wheelbarrow
William Carlos Williams, 1883 – 1963
so much depends upon
a red wheel barrow
glazed with rain water
beside the white chickens

Inspired by one of my all time favorite television shows, Shaun the Sheep, I put my very own mini-junkyard in my new chicken fortress (the sheep flock in the show spend hours jimmying with the discards in their junkyard) . It’s only an old wheelbarrow, but the chicks can run for cover under it whenever they get buzzed by a hawk. Just today, the entire flock was snoozing under it.

The old fellow lost its wheel while getting dragged up there to the fortress. I hand mixed tons of concrete in this thing, and the dents prove it. No worries, however–I have a new red wheelbarrow.

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Author: southernfusionfood

Writer, Woodworker, and Happy Eater

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