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Too Early for Coffee

October 10, 2018
By RainyDayDreams PLATINUM, Masontown, Pennsylvania
RainyDayDreams PLATINUM, Masontown, Pennsylvania
24 articles 23 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be weird. Be random. Be who you are. Because you never know who would love the person you hide." ~ C.S. Lewis


Good,

Cup, coffee

Takes great time.

Everyone will have least

One experience how make coffee.

Some aspects making cup must pinpoint

Many more clearly visible no-no’s to start off.

Every obviously wrong decision made: what not do.

Do not try make cup coffee three-quarters asleep.

Brain enough time focusing while half asleep leaves perfect set-up.

Retrieve cup, never hurts double-check position placed cup.

Cup's bottom looks mightily familiar compared hollow opening.

Successfully completed, pour coffee cup, stir any creamers.

Wisest piece advice, add any sweetener,

Quadruple-check choice selection. May

Just end up putting

Far more than

Colossal amounts

Salt.


The author's comments:

No, I did not write this half asleep. However, it was a poem I made up following various types of poetry, but specifically Japanese Lantern poetry. If the poem is centered, it forms a rough diamond. Wrote this with some of my Creative Writing classmates.


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