I Believe in Breakfast

11 Jun

when I don’t know what to believe

I believe in breakfast

I believe the day is better

when you eat real food

eggs, bacon

fruit, toast

real butter

coffee, of course 

I believe  beginnings matter

food matters

despite all the changes in my mind

I still know

one dark day

God died

history paused

frozen with the greatest tragedy

all seemed lost

 

then

he came back

all alive, all new

and everything else was new, too

 

but first,

he made breakfast

break

fast

the mourning is over

the darkness is no more

it is a new day

 

every sleep is a little bit of death

every morning is a little bit of resurrection

every breakfast is a reminder

we are alive

whole

forgiven

 

so good morning coffee

good morning life

have some extra syrup with those pancakes

believe good will happen today
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2 Responses to “I Believe in Breakfast”

  1. macleaney June 13, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    I want us to self-publish a poetry book. Soon.
    For real.

  2. macleaney June 13, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    i want us to create a poetry book together soon. seriously.

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