Frances Mayes

(Fitzgerald, Georgia)

Frances Mayes Poems

1. Sister Cat 1/13/2003

Sister Cat

Cat stands at the fridge,
Cries loudly for milk.
But I've filled her bowl.
Wild cat, I say, Sister,
Look, you have milk.
I clink my fingernail
Against the rim. Milk.
With down and liver,
A word I know she hears.

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