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Savor pancakes,
syrup,
sip juice and ice as you
fix a disobedient strand of hair.

Rub my eyes over a crinkled newspaper
and ask you how you slept.
See in the skin around your eyes
how your bare feet shiver on the kitchen floor.

You draw a downy blue blanket around your shoulders.
I laugh as breakfast smells swim to my nose
Ready.

Bubble-spitting bacon, wrap the pieces in a paper towel
to keep them warm and oily.
Arms brush as you hand me dirty dishes.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category. This piece won the March 2013 Teen Ink Poetry Contest.




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