Haibun: Learning to make biscuits

For Magaly’s prompt at Real Toads, Childhood memories that give us joy today.  In prose, 130 words or less. this is my new haibun style, leaner with fewer words, description,  in the spare Japanese style of Basho, the creator of haibun.  Haibun are true accountings, not flash fiction. I am also posting this on Poets United.

 Haibun: Learning to make biscuits
“What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast?” Anthony Bourdain

My eyes level with the oak table, I watched my grandmother pulling down the big yellow bowl and getting ready to make the biscuits for breakfast. She lifted me into the chair and put the sifter into my hands and filled it with flour. I began turning the red button crank on the sifter, the same sifter I still use after all these years.
flour drifting like snow
into a sun yellow bowl –
cooking with love

my Grandmother’s yellow mixing bowl

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