greg richardson


The Mother Cat


The mother cat
grooms her kittens
who suck the sweet nectar
of her milk
and mew
in staccato.
Each one falls asleep
on her belly
as the contented mother
dreams
of birds and mice
and her own mother
long gone
serving as protector
of someone else's home.

Submitted: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Mother Cat by greg richardson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  6. Ranga Duniya ne Dkhaya hai Nirala, Kumar Vishwas
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. Television, Roald Dahl
  10. A Poison Tree, William Blake

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass, --
The finger-points look through like rosy blooms:
Your eyes smile peace. The pasture gleams and glooms
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Enjoying Conversations, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. How Long A Breath of Moment Be...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  3. Communicating Through Talent, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Moments Of Refreshing Writing, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. God., Th@ We N0t, sEaN nOrTh
  6. only Dfence against a rhythm - Boi, sEaN nOrTh
  7. Snuggle 2, Michael P. McParland
  8. ROAD FROM PARIS 1970, Terry Collett
  9. '' O '', Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  10. Short and Sweet, Brittany Veloso
[Hata Bildir]