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Sunday mornings and Dad

at the kitchen counter frying

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bacon and eggs and rice

in the square frypan with the big

wide plug, metal spatula

in hand, glad not to be down

at Raleigh R. Leach trying to sell

Edsels. Happy because eggs

mixed up with bacon-tasting

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rice is his favorite breakfast

and Sundays he gets to fix breakfast

his way and watch the rest of us

feast on it the same way he does

and he doesn't even have to

clean up afterwards. He can

read the paper and laugh

at the cartoons and hear

his wife and three daughters

singing at the sink - in a harmony

like no other day of the week

provides -

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