597. Fishes!

cat keenly
scampers in
frog in mouth
a rana temporaria
family ranidae
stuffs it in
my bookcase
stupid cat!
puts it at dewey
597. fishes!
not 597.8 frogs!
but at least she
knows her bed
at 636.8 cats
family felidae.

Patrick McManus (UK)

From Cement and Water (Phantom Rooster Press 2006)

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