The cow is of the bovine ilk,
One end is moo, the other milk.

by: Ogden Nash

Cow Worship

I love the cows best when they are a few feet away
from my dining-room window and my pine floor,
when they reach into kiss me with their wet
mouths and their white noses.
I love them as they walk over garbage cans
and across cellar doors, over the sidewalk and through the metal chairs
and the birdseed.
-Let me reach out through the thin curtains
and feel the warm air of May.
It is the temperatures of the whole galaxy,
all the bright clouds and its clusters,
beasts and heroes,
glittering singers and isolated thinkers
at pasture.

by: Gerald Stern


Chewing cud
big tounge
into nostrils
big eyes
watching me
with apathy
But I was young
and eager to love
I threw my thin white
city arms around her neck
She stopped chewing
then resumed
without breaking
But I was young
and used to indifference

By: Joan Fern Shaw

*ode to cow*

o cow of the grass....
you deplete the ozone with your a**
you were not made of glass
but of milky white
and burst to death with all your might
explosion big and bright
raining milk drops in the light
oh holy cow
we say farewell now
definitely were not a sow
nor made to pull a plow
we sing this ode to thee
and pour a glass of milk in your memory
and bury you under this tree
where you can moo free
in fond memory

by Aria & Zel

Bovine Rhapsody

Is this the real cheese
Is this the spray-can kind
Caught in the dairy aisle
No escape from the checkout line
Open your eyes, look down through the curds and see
I'm just a poor cow, I need no milk-machine
Because I'm big and fat, round and plump, side of beef, on my rump
Any way the cow moos really doesn't matter to me
To me

Mama, just killed a cow
Put a milker in his side
Said "Come one, just open wide."
Mama, life had just begun
But now I've gone and milked it all away
Mama, mooooo....
Didn't mean to make you cry
The beef is getting fried this time tomorrow
Eat it up, eat it up
As if you're cannibalistic

Too late, the burger's done
Sends shivers down my spine
Beef is bloody all the time
Goodbye everybody, I got to go
Got to leave you all behind and face the knife
Mama, mooooo....
I don't wanna die
Sometimes I wish I hadn't been born a cow

I see a little silhouette of a cow
Scaramoo scaramoo can you do the beef tango
Big gas stove and butter, don't you touch my udder, no
Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo ate a cow
Magnificow... ooowwwww....
I'm just a poor cow everyone eats me
He's just a poor cow from a poor side of beef
Make him to burgers and load it with cheese
Aerosol Easy cheese, hard to digest, no?
Pepto-Bismol, and Beano if you please, will you please?
Maalox if you please, if you please, Mylanta for the cheese
If you please.... mooooo....
Oh mama mia mama mia mama mia have some beef
McDonald's has a menu put aside for me, for me, for me!

So you think you can grill me and put me on rye
So you think you can turn my waste into a pie
Oh, baby, can't do this to me baby,
Just gotta get out just gotta get right outta here

Order with some fries
Everyone eats me
Supersize and chowdown, have a little bite.... of me...
Any way the cow... moooooos.....

by Zel

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