What does the line "waiting for your mind" most likely suggest about Miss Rosie's current state?

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Along with the rest of the poem, the above line suggests strongly that Miss Rosie has fallen on hard times. It didn't used to be like this. Once upon a time, she was the best-looking girl in Georgia; people called her the Georgia Rose. But now, she is destitute and...

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Along with the rest of the poem, the above line suggests strongly that Miss Rosie has fallen on hard times. It didn't used to be like this. Once upon a time, she was the best-looking girl in Georgia; people called her the Georgia Rose. But now, she is destitute and old, described as a "wet brown bag of a woman." All in all, she cuts a truly pathetic figure.

Miss Rosie is a woman whose life is very much in the past, when she was young and beautiful. She has no present, and not much of a future, either. She's waiting for her mind, "like next week's grocery," implying both that her mind has become addled with old age and that she doesn't have much to look forward to in life anymore.

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