Title: Woolshed Blues

Author: Cliff Fell

In: Sport 33: Spring 2005

Publication details: Fergus Barrowman, 2005

Part of: Sport

Keywords: Verse Literature

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Sport 33: Spring 2005

Woolshed Blues

page 168

Woolshed Blues

Tally-marks on

the woolshed door—

the stuff that can't be said,

he said—

the things we can't undo:

when the shearer sliced
the hamstring
of my wife's angora goat

he said—

I blazed my knife
across its throat

and swore
it wasn't true