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8 Minutes

January 25, 2012

Karen Suriano is a regular contributor to the poetry collection at CocoaJava. I hope you enjoy her writings as much as I enjoy reading them! – Ms. CocoaJava 8 minutes by Karen Suriano 6:35 a.m. electronic crickets tap snooze bar 6:45 obstinate electronic crickets thump snooze bar 6:55 unrelenting electronic crickets bombinating brain matter...
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Java Dive

January 25, 2012

Out of bed and chicken skin feet hit freezing wooden floor. I’m half awake and sleepy seeds still cling to the corners of stony, dreamy, eyes. I’m running slow-mo on a go–go, co–cold November morning, focusing with chilly will on the coffee cooker to pour out, from a pouting spout, a mean slow stream...
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Grounds

January 25, 2012

Grandma Reise read coffee grounds, Scandinavian fortune-telling. She scryed grounds because she never read tealeaves, she didn’t care much for tea. She played her parlor magic for a short while, when she ran out of good fortunes to deliver; money, marriage, travel, job, birth, she started making fortunes up. There were too many real...
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Caffeine Damage

January 25, 2012

I clutch my favorite cup in the morning; sweating. eyes dilating. waiting. fingers tapping against the scratched formica table top. Mr. Coffee takes his sweet devilish time, I count each eternal second, waiting, for the glass pot to fill to ten cup capacity. Just a few heavenly swallows of the brown to pop, perk...
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Discordant Symphony

January 25, 2012

Discordant Symphony by Michael Dunn (For full visual effect, view in Internet Explorer) Cacophonous morning conversation competes in mind-numbing decibels over the din of hairdryers, showers, electric razors, Pop-Tarts jettisoning from the toaster, and the tortuous s l o w d r i p of the coffee pot. Monosyllabic mumbo-jumbo, the Twenty-First century equivalent...
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