Mules In The Mines


Mules in the mines

many living and dying underground

in caveins and explosions,

never seeing sunlight. Even

when they rested in their

stables they dwelled in darkness.


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I Seldom Think of Mules

I thought they used birds to detect natural gas - What do mules do in mines? Pack animals? In this age of mechanization (robotics) and computers and video equipment there is no reason for a human or a canary or a mule to BE in a mine.