The Cow and the Flowers. Feb 12, 2020 17:40:14 GMT -5 via mobile toshtego, Cramptholomew, and 2 more like this
Post by addamsruspipe on Feb 12, 2020 17:40:14 GMT -5
So I am heading down south here in New Mexico. I have been sick for several days but have not taken off work as I try to save my sick time for when my kids are sick. So I am driving while hacking, blowing my nose and feeling generally miserable(sound disgusting I know). Well I found myself starting to get too tired to keep driving,so I pulled over at a wider gravel area with a trashcan by the side of the road. Now I am in ranch country, nothing but rolling hills and plains as far as you can see. Now other then some cows I see off in the distance it's pretty barren. No trees, just scrub grass. Now I noticed however that about a hundred yards in front of where I parked was small bunch of yellow flowers growing. The only bit of color that I saw at all. It was at this point that I closed my eyes and took my nap. I woke up about an hour later, and was quite fuzzy headed. The first thing I saw was a cow. Now I don't know much about cows, other then they are good in hamburgers, steak and pot roasts. But this cow looked large, like really large. Now admittedly I have not been near a cow since I was a kid, but I don't remember cows being so big. And it was staring at me, and not in a placid cow like look that you read about in stories. It seemed to have black eyes and a evil mean look(like it was thinking that I would be good in hamburgers). It was then that I noticed where it was standing. Right next to the patch of yellow flowers. Then while it kept staring right at me it proceeded to take a dump right on top of the flowers. Now I will not claim the privilege of being an expert on cow dumps. But never in my life could I have imagined such a large, long, and steaming mass to come out of a cow(alien spawn I am thinking at this point). It felt like I could hear the screams of the flowers as their end came from above. I could just imagine them reaching their petals to the sky in a last gasp effort for survival. I think I fell back asleep at that point. When I woke again about 30 minutes later the cow was gone. The flowers were gone, all that was left was this new landmark that I will see every time I take this route. I drove away very quickly, thinking that there must be some deeper meaning to this.