A light on in the kitchen 4:30 A.M.

A light on in the kitchen 4:30 A.M.

once meant Dad in his gray sweats

cracking eggs into a glass bowl

fretting he’ll rouse Mom as

the pan rustles awake

 

nowadays, a light on in the kitchen 4:30 A.M.

something to extinguish in the morning.

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2 thoughts on “A light on in the kitchen 4:30 A.M.

  1. Bruce Goodman says:

    You caught the truth of it beautifully!

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