Coffee: A Poem

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A mysterious dark liquid,

Warm and bitter,

Sweetened and made creamy,

The steam rises as anticipation builds,

When sipping energy from a favorite mug,

Inspiration appears suddenly in a caffeinated brain,

While sultry flavors entice me to drink again,

Steamy, luxurious, and heavenly,

I savor my coffee and feel alive.


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SkySlave 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

This hub defiantly makes me want a hot cup of coffee. Coffee and poetry are two of my favorite things, and here they are together on this page. Voted up and enjoyed!


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

SkySlave: They are two of my favorites also! Thanks for reading. :)


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

A wonderful hub.


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The Examiner-1 2 years ago

Interesting, I just drank my coffee! I put molasses in mine so it does not taste bitter.

After seeing the photo and then reading the poem, I could smell, and taste, another cup. Voted up.

Kevin


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely poem and great photo.


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Yoon Sik Kim 2 years ago from Republic of Oklahoma

Here is my uninvited revision:

From the depth of the deep sea,

this wine-dark brine ocean,

—warm, bitter, and sweet—rises

the hoary breath

of a gossamer goddess,

whose wicked fragrance kicks

my dead brain in gear,

firing neurons

of sudden stars

Dr. Kim


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

Eiddwen: Thank you!

The Examiner-1: That's a good idea. I've never tried mine with molasses before. Thanks for voting!

BlossomSB: Thanks so much!

Yoon Sik Kim: Those are lovely words. Good job!

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