Elia Michael

Tony's Ginger Cat

Face white he came running in
From his mouth a loud shriek
What is it? I cried
In baby Cypriot Greek he replied
Fo'ate Tonys jitinon gato!
Or Scared be Tony of yellow cat!
For those who know no Greek
To which I laughed
But then remembered
He was only two
Half my age
At that precise moment in time
This treasured brother of mine

Submitted: Friday, September 27, 2013
Edited: Thursday, January 02, 2014

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  • Rookie - 55 Points John Brown (10/21/2013 6:36:00 AM)

    Nice poem. And I have learned a few Greek words in the reading of it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points Danny Draper (10/1/2013 6:47:00 AM)

    A great snap shot memory of your little brother, superb treasure recounted with succinct poetic and lyrical eloquence. (Report) Reply

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