If Sis knew we were feeding the cats at all times of day
and never playing with them

About using the dictionary when we play Scrabble
She reads instructions and follows rules

She’d say, “Thank you for cooking vegetables!”
and that we make too much noise when we chew

About my wearing threadbare and baggy pants
Her clothes are contemporary–and fit

About my not listening to people
and walking away while others are still talking

About not being good stewards of our money
She started an IRA for her borther

About not planning a proper vacation
She organized our first trip in years

About not making neighborhood friends
Her network is international

About my writing a poem about her