Breakfast Memories

May 17, 2012
By Angela Lazzeretti BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Angela Lazzeretti BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
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The smell seeps up a flight of stairs and into my room
I am immediately taken back to my elementary school days
Sizzling stove top
Grease jumping out of the pan

Dad creates my breakfast
Before I am off to walk into Mrs. O' Kelly's class
Cursive is being learned today

Crunchy, crispy, crusty
The greasy strips placed on my plate
Immediately I indulge

The orange juice flushes it down
The heavenly taste has been taken over
I ask for more
At this point calories do not exist
I am now a careless, kid in a candy shop

But this time
I'm not a kid
The bacon is grabbed by my own hands
The elementary morning memories remain
Sizzling on the pan and the taste in my mouth

The author's comments:
Going away to school next year will not be the same without my dad. He is always willing to get up and make breakfast for me.

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