Where I’m From

(inspired by George Ella Lyon)                        

I am  from paddocks                                       I am from the fresh home 

of gold crops, the sound                                  cooking (that smells terrific)

of the cows mooing and                                   I am from the rolling hills, the 

of farm machinery. I am                                    hot summers and the strong 

from sitting in the combine                                southerly winds.

and watching the crop going

in the front of the combine

And the seed going in the


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