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Almanac Wooden Sign - Ode to a Cow

SKU: SIGNCOW

This poem was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer's Almanac. Its inspirational advice is still relevant for today's busy lifestyles.

  • An Almanac General Store exclusive!
  • Antique finish
  • Features black letters over a cream background
  • The letters have the hand-set type look of yesteryear
  • Secure keyhole slot hanger
  • Wood: Select grade pine
  • Measures: 22" x 5.5" x 3/4"
  • Made in the USA 

 

ODE TO A COW

When life seems one too many for
you,
Go and look at a cow.
When the future’s black and the
outlook blue,
Go and look at a cow.
For she does nothing but eat her
food,
And sleep in the meadows entirely
nood,
Refusing to fret or worry or
brood
Because she doesn’t know how.

Whenever you’re feeling bothered
and sore,
Go and look at a cow.
When everything else is a fearful
bore,
Go and look at a cow.
Observe her gentle and placid air,
Her nonchalance and savoir faire,
Her absolute freedom from every
care,
Her imperturbable brow.

So when you’re at the end of your
wits,
Go and look at a cow.
Or when your nerves are frayed
to bits,
And wrinkles furrow your brow;
She’ll merely moo in her gentle
way,
Switching her rudder as if to say:
“Bother tomorrow! Let’s live
today!

Take the advice of a cow.”

- The Old Farmer's Almanac 1936

 

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Love this poem it's so true.
Written by K Becker on Jun 1st 2017

Love this poem it's so true. I love my cows and whenever I'm stressed or angry I go sit with them and hang. I can feel all the bad stuff flow away! The sign is great too! Love that a free Garden magazine was thrown in with the purchase! It was a good read too!

I have never owned a cow, but
Written by Jen Hontucan on Feb 11th 2017

I have never owned a cow, but I love them! Even the Cherubim in heaven have the face of an ox on one side, signifying that Christ came as a servant. It is good advice to observe a cow. They are so sweet.

It would be nice if every
Written by sheila Bach on Oct 12th 2016

It would be nice if every large town and city would have a Cow Park in the middle of everything so that city people would have a chance to realize how true this poem is. There are too many people in this country who may never have seen a real cow or heard one mooooooooooooo! Another reason I like this poem is that it was published the year I was born! And I love Cows!!!

I love cows they are so
Written by Moorieee on Sep 6th 2016

I love cows they are so beautiful!!

I love cows and love this
Written by Dee Dowty on Feb 5th 2016

I love cows and love this poem. Cows are wonderful and don't have a care in the world.They really do relax me, I love it. God Bless all the cows in the world, for helping us cope with the way things are in our world today. THANK YOU so very very very much for sharing this with us, MOO,MOO,MOO!!!

Love it!!! From now on I will
Written by Mina Boyd on Aug 22nd 2015

Love it!!! From now on I will look at cow!!!!

Love it Love it Nothing like
Written by Sherlass on Jun 30th 2015

Love it Love it Nothing like a peaceful cow friend.

Beautiful poem ! No wonder
Written by RT on Apr 2nd 2015

Beautiful poem ! No wonder Cow is considered sacred in Indian culture.

I've got to get one of these
Written by Robert Hatley on Feb 28th 2015

I've got to get one of these for my Mother, she loves cows!

Love it!
Written by Shayna2 on Aug 19th 2014

Love it!

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