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Return of the Buffalo

Robert A. Davies: In Timber, cows and buffalo together in a fenced-in field the buffalo a bit small sheared like sheep – they are called beefalo.
Return of the Buffalo

Return of the Buffalo

Nearing Timber, cows and buffalo
together in a fenced-in field
the buffalo a bit small
sheared like sheep –
they are called beefalo.

It isn't so long ago
that an Indian and her daughter
lived between the river and the depot.

Buffalo never roamed here
the Atful'ati tribe a hill away,
some entering the forest below
on vision quests
or passing through to the Coast.
The Atfulati disappeared.

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Robert A. Davies