Made with Love

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
January/February 2015

By Jordan Guberman

We stand in the old kitchen
On the white rustic floors
With cloth draped over the table
My tiny hands are ready

She gets the flour
As I stretch to get eggs
At the back of the fridge
My fingers slip
She saves it from behind
We laugh

We lower the mixer
Add the ingredients
I scoop a bit of batter into my mouth
She sees me but pretends not to notice
It makes me feel warm inside
Baking bread with Nana

I wait for the loaf to rise
We talk about things that we love together
Sports, food, and just life
The aroma of the perfect bakery fills the room
As I embrace the smell
And know it was made with love

Made with Love Jordan Guberman

Jordan Guberman, 12
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
Canada

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