mama milk

once i put my face against the body of our cat as she lay with her kittens,

and she didn’t seem to mind.

so i pursed my lips against that full moon,

and i tasted the rich river of her body.

–Mary Oliver


  1. Do you guys know Mama’s Milk/Mama Me Alimenta
    by Michael Elsohn Ross? It’s a favorite!

  2. it’s on hold now! we’ve been loving If You were Born a Kitten by Marian Dane Bauer.

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