Coffee Poetry and Stories

Coffee can inspire one to write!

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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Ode to the pot which holds the coffee

January 25, 2012

Ode to the pot which holds the coffee my friend of friends when no one else will bend no matter the flavor gourmet or store brand I pay my respects ever keeping my pace drink up and share the strange prose coming from too often too much caffienated slurp of clarity the great black...
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Approach At Own Risk

January 25, 2012

By Ted Helt Jr. A cup of coffee to start the day, More civil and reserved. A cup of coffee to face the race, My sanity preserved. My day begins quite early, Much earlier than most. Without my morning coffee, I’d not make it to my post. If you should chance upon me, Before...
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