I remember the first time I tried it,
I was only a lad in my teens,
I was much older than she,
and she was so fair and serene.
It was out in the barn I remember,
at the close of a lush summer day,
the evening was scented with clover in bloom,
and the fragrance of of freshly mown hay.
I remember she moved a bit closer,
and the touch of her body was warm,
in her eyes there was a look of contentment,
as she snuggled her head on my arm.
I was so awkward and trembling,
and trying as hard as I could,
she helped me patiently waiting,
as a loved one who understood.
Seemingly long hours later I stood,
uncertain to stay or to run,
sweating and weak and fearful,
for the thought of what I’d done.
As I made my way back to the house,
I’ll never forget, I vow,
the thrill and the joy I felt as a boy,
on the day that I first milked a Jersey cow.
Don’t know who the author is but I just loved it……
That is awesome! Big smiles over here right now 🙂
Had me going when I first saw it…
I remember those days milking cows!……………lol
Me too.. just loved this poem…
Wow this is great! I love the unexpected ending!
Grabbed me the same way…
Aww I love it too! Thanks for sharing!
Thanks it is something special…
I LOVE this!! So awesome! 😀
Thanks it’s great
Loved it….what a great sense of humor the poet had….lol…..
I wish I could find out who it was….
Love this! The ending really made me smile. 🙂
I couldn’t resist posting this, it had me wondering how it would end, found it on a wall at a dairy farm where they produce so many wonderful cheeses.. just loved it…
Rob, I just officially invited you to join the Capture the Colour contest: http://imagesbyregina.wordpress.com/2012/08/03/capture-the-color/
I just love it too! Fun twist at the end. LOL!
Had me worrying were it was off to…
Omg…great! And wait till you see my post later ….it is sister to this!
I really thought you wrote this bd! 🙂
I am afraid writing poetry is way beyond my ability, have tried with disastrous results.
🙂 well you are an awesome writer nonetheless… I stalked your articles mentioned on Sam’s blog — So poetry or not, you get A+ in my book 🙂
Thanks Robyn, you’re so kind…
What a Hoot!! I love it! 😀
Pretty cool poem, Rob.
Wish I could claim it as mine…
I loved too… Thank you dear Rob, love, nia