Cows know the way

Cows know their way home.

They know when to venture out

When the grass is sweet

then they know when to head back,

up the beaten track.

They go back where their heart is,

No regrets or fear

Pass the fields, pass the shipwrecks

Farm machinery,

Wanderers, witch and wizards.

They walk back and forth,

all throughout spring and summer,

brave, through grief and joy.

The ghosts from the past whisper,

words from the unseen.

The shadows of tomorrow,

filled with promises

Sugar coated but hollow.

Time, healer and thief,

doesn’t seem to torture cows.

Chewing grass, they know:

Secrets of eternity

are to be found, deep,

in the oyster of our heart.

The cows know full well…

We are really just walking

each other back home.

xxx,

Noémie.

(Picture: A fond memory of time spent with the cows on my local biodynamic dairy farm back in 2012)

Author: FocalHeart

My name is Noémie, I run animal communication workshops to help people enhance their relationship with animals and the natural world. My work is about the profoundly important messages we can receive when we focus with our hearts. Through cultivating the heart as an organ of perception, we can develop our ability to listen to and communicate with one another as well as our natural environment – plants and animals included.

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