Phil Gardner 2004-5
They lay in the meadow on a warm summer’s afternoon. The sky blue, the sun shining. He looked across at her, peacefully asleep by his side. How he loved her. Their year together had been one of joy and happiness.

He idly chewed on a piece of grass, remembering the good times. The dip they’d taken together in the pool just last week. Her funny haircut in the spring. The matching coats they’d worn last winter. He smiled. It was love alright.

They both slept.

Later, the truck from the abattoir arrived and loaded them up with the other sheep.

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6th January 2004

Summer Loving
by Phil Gardner