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Burnt Tongue

coffee is like you, like us
bittersweet
burns my tongue
leaves my lips scorned with
a bad taste lingering in my mouth
it is an everyday thing
a must
a drug
I like my coffee like your soul
black as night
cheap and common
like your lies
You're the average cup of joe



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BenatarFreeborn This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 28 at 3:14 pm:
Thank you so much!! i will for sure.
 
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Scrumie_9 said...
Apr. 28 at 2:54 pm:
Great poem! Keep up the good work! Check out some of my pieces if you dont mind
 
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