breakfast music


running water hisses like

jazz brushes on snares

boom bap of cabinets

drawers opening

closing and coercing

cutlery chimes

keeping rhythm of soft duets with sizzling

main course scats and Spiritual hums

gram made more than meals in her kitchen

she made the blues


© michele mitchell, 2014

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