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Tim Hortons Coffee Cup ~ a Poem

Updated on March 27, 2013
Tim Hortons Coffee tastes LOVE and HARMONY
Tim Hortons Coffee tastes LOVE and HARMONY | Source


Don’t spell out trouble

A day is happy

With a Tim Hortons coffee.

I walked past two lovers

Their chuckles seemed forever

Wouldn’t have Tom Jones shake

For snobbing his special steak?

They stayed outside, shared a tall Timmy

Rather than a glass of Bacardi.

Tim Hortons Coffee INSPIRE you to buy vegetables.
Tim Hortons Coffee INSPIRE you to buy vegetables. | Source

Then into the bustling market place

The summer sweat made my heart race

In my hand, a cold, large bubble tea

“No coffee for me.” I said no to Timmy.

I passed a big Asian store

And went back to check for more.

A woman pulls her buggy and frown

In the old streets of Chinatown

I followed her inside

And vendors greeted her pride

Is it coffee today, Mrs. Lee?

She winked, “T’day, Canadian Tim. T’molow, Chinese tea.”

Sip, sip, “umm rè kā fēi,” she said

“Wake up, smell coffee. Dlink coffee instead.”

“Ev’lyday, you see, I dlink boling tea.”

“Tim Holton t’day fol me.”

But you see, Mrs. Lee,

Do not leave Mr. Tim by the green veggie.

Tim Hortons Coffee APPRECIATES colour.
Tim Hortons Coffee APPRECIATES colour. | Source

There goes hottie Tim again

On a shelf no one can explain

Can’t be full; must be empty

Some dude’s brain gone rusty

Tim stood tall and ain’t shy

Friendly, familiar, you know why.

Why leave poor Timmy

Amongst boxes of gummy?

Is it to make others smile

Spotting Timmy along the aisle?

Tim Hortons like it for sure

A name you can assure.

Tim Hortons Coffee ROCKS hard!
Tim Hortons Coffee ROCKS hard! | Source

And there goes Tim Hortons

In the park with some morons

Blue bin, green bin, you fool

Timmy hidin’ between rocks ain’t cool.

Big Tim loved hockey and recycling too

It would just be nice if you do.

Tim Hortons Coffee shares FREEDOM.
Tim Hortons Coffee shares FREEDOM. | Source

At the Square, a Lady did care

Nathan Phillips met Tim Hortons there

The famous plaza and the cup

Dated Tim with the birds for a stop.

Soon left and she beckoned

Was she going for a second?

But Lady, gulls don’t drink coffee

Caffeine drug makes flyin’ ain’t free

Though Timmy makes a friend

Spare them a doughnut blend

Timmy! Timmy!

Is just for you and me.

Tim Hortons Coffee VALUES gratitude.
Tim Hortons Coffee VALUES gratitude. | Source

Three elves played wishin’ well

On a Tim Hortons cup they dwell

Threw in stardusts for doughnuts three

Then, wished three more times for coffee

C’mon elves, win it for me

A silver car and a ride for FREE!

Tim Hortons Coffee GENERATES one's day.
Tim Hortons Coffee GENERATES one's day. | Source

On cold winter day, I visited a thrift store

Friendly Timmy was there once more

Shapely vases flirted at Tim

One whispered, “Hey Tim, where do I begin?”

Handsome cup, but it’s not for me

Oh Timmy, you’re everywhere I see!

© Marites Mabugat 03.05.2013, "Tim Hortons Coffee Cup", a Poem


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    • coffeegginmyrice profile imageAUTHOR

      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 

      6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Timmies during a cold day is best, and your comments here dear friends contribute the rest. Thank you so much for each cup of thoughts! Love ya all!

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      What a delightful read dearest Tess!!! I've never had Timmie's, but would love to one day.

      Enjoyed this read.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Dianna Mendez 

      6 years ago

      I had a cup of Tim Horton's coffee last year for the first time. Not bad. Love your humorous post idea. Thanks for the smile!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      6 years ago from Reno NV

      This is great! Happy Poetry Month. Jamie

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      Jim Higgins 

      6 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      Interesting and funny too! Deb (avianvoice) got it right !

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      This was absolutely delightful. Thanks for taking me on a follow the coffee cup journey. Enjoyed. Passing this on.

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      6 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      We this was a very enjoyable read....I had a good laugh. thank you.

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      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Marites, this is a wonderful and kind way to tell us to please pick up after ourselves. This world is at the stage where recycling bins are nearly everywhere. And yes, the advertising really is getting Tim's name out.

    • coffeegginmyrice profile imageAUTHOR

      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 

      6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Timmy is calling, steaming hot. Did you have Tim today or did you not?

      Thank you my friends and I am glad you have enjoyed this poem of Tim Horton's coffee and cup.

      I spot Tim anywhere and

      if I see more of Tim often,

      be it lying on the tracks,

      resting along a forest trail,

      inviting at an entrance to a cave,

      or just sitting over there,

      yes, over there,

      I'd like to tell you

      there will be a

      Tim Hortons Coffee Cup poem

      part II.

      Cheers and I love you all! :)

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A unique poem with excellent photos and so easily understood

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      6 years ago

      Very very funny, I'm laughing so hard I have tears oin my eyes! Thanks! :)

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      Randi Benlulu 

      6 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      A very fun read! I've never had Tim Horton's coffee but I'd definitely like to try it now!

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      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Laughing out loud. Loved it and loved the photos too. Thumbs up!

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      6 years ago

      Lol! Because it's the season to roll up the rim to win. Very, very creative! Fun!

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      Marie Alana 

      6 years ago from Ohio

      I really like this poem! It would be fun to see it as a video with music in the background and the words running across the screen with the pictures. Bits of this poem makes me laugh. This hub is a treasured one. Thanks!

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      6 years ago

      Good one Tess. Just triggered a sudden craving for Timmies lol. Good looking models you have there too.


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