2.18.18 Down on the Farm

Old MacDonald had a farm…and it was so good there’s a song about it! So it’s no surprise there are poems about farms too. This week on melodically challenged, we’ll be Down on the Farm. If farm livin’ is the life for you, join us this week on melodically challenged. EIEIO!


Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota – James Wright

The Cows at Night – Hayden Carruth

I’m Learning Nothing This Night – Reginald Dwayne Betts

What I Mean When I Say Farmhouse – Geffrey Davis

The God of Nothingness – Mark Wunderlich

To Jamyla Bolden of Ferguson, Missouri – Naomi Shihab Nye

Warm Hand in Farmland – Mice Parade

On a Hilltop at the Nassar Farm – Elana Bell

No Weeds No Work – John Olivares Espinoza

Farm Wife – Lola Haskins

You’ll Never Pay for the Farm – Gang of Four

Fairhill Farm – Aaron Baker

Street View – Kerrin McCadden

Farmstead: Back Mountain Road – Doug Van Gundy

Realizing Lucy – Ronaldo V. Wilson

At North Farm – John Ashbery

Portrait of Leadbelly in Pinstriped Suit – Rachel Richardson

Field Notes – Rachel Richardson

Farm – Souvenir Driver

Cybele – Miranda Field

Instrument for Oversight – Carey McHugh

A Fence Line Running Through It – Curtis Bauer

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