Horns Horns Horns

9"x9", watercolor on paper

I’ve eaten a lot of homemade venison sausage.

One of my first outings with my high school boyfriend was skinning a deer with his family and friends.

We refer to bucks by how big their horns are:

Oh, that’s a nice 8-pointer.

Did you see that 10-pointer?

Hill Country Pest? Cute? Endemic? Regal? One hardly regards them.