Theme: Livelihood

The Hunter

The man who crosses the field, carries his shotgun
tucked into his left arm. In his belt five rabbits hang.
This is not a hobby hunter in camouflage outfit,
but a small time farmer who uses the wildlife to
augment his meager income… his dog that has been
walking at heel runs in front of him, barks, and up
from the tall, dry grass a rabbit springs a shot and
now he has six rabbits hanging from his belt….
He will sell his catch later at a hotel or restaurant.
The man who crossed the field, his face is naturally dark,
through years spent outdoors, he walks into a landscape of
trees and bushes and disappears from view. 

08-Oct-2012

More By  :  Jan Oscar Hansen

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