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The Porcupine's Quill:  A Satire Column
by Arshad M. Khan
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Porcupine's Quill
February 2, 2014

AND THE COW JUMPED OVER THE MOON

News Item:  In Rasdorf, Germany, ninety cows sheltering from the cold in a closed
barn produced so much methane through belches and flatulence that triggered by
static electricity it blew out the roof.

Now do you believe me!  What you saw last night was poor Brunhilde shot out
through the roof in an arc traversing the silver moon.

Yes, these humans can never imagine anything animals can do.  They make them
into nursery rhymes and fables and legends.

Remember the dragons we know of through our ...

Yes, yes, but here's the funny part.  This human was standing there, so surprised at
Hilde, his mouth agape ...  And guess what?  Hilde was scared out of her wits and let
loose ...   a huge patty ...  her aim couldn't have been better had she tried ...

Well, there's solid evidence -- now they'll believe us ...

They blame us for methane, yet they make us calve more for milk and I can't even
talk about what happens to steers without getting upset ...

Upset!  upset!  Look at how they are upsetting the planet.  The grass tastes funny --
that's when we get  to eat it -- can't roam free much -- and the weather is topsy-turvy
...

And, I haven't seen a handsome bull in ages ...

No, just a scrawny, little vet with a syringe ...

And greenhouse gases ... from humans ...

Not even a pretty milkmaid ... like the ones we protected from smallpox ...

No more ... just these horrible pumps and tubes ...

Still, it's a relief to get rid of the milk ...

And the farmer's not a bad sort ...

Even if we can't roam free as we used to ...