Percolator MAG

February 27, 2010
By rosadruker BRONZE, Champaign, Illinois
rosadruker BRONZE, Champaign, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"My real message? Keep a good head and always carry a lightbulb." --Bob Dylan

In the symmetry of the still-dark morning
She greets the coffee percolator:

“and how are your fresh pure thoughts today?”
it drips a nothing and sings careful steam response.

The snow outside her window casts a pink shadow
across the wall and half of the silver percolator.

A cup of fresh coffee and toast with butter and jam
On a ceramic plate is enough. She can sigh this morning

and revel in the geometry of arc and shadow –
concentric ripples in her coffee cup as she adds the milk
and sugar.

The author's comments:
For some reason, I'm really taken with coffee percolators, even though they don't make very good coffee. I love their sleek form.

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