Coffee Poetry and Stories

Coffee can inspire one to write!

Black Coffee

January 25, 2012

Black coffee Bitter, rich, warm. The dark liquid reflects you to me. — Christy Boggs © 2003 – “So much of my interaction with dear friends takes place in a coffee shop over a cup o’ joe…so I wrote this.”
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Morning Specter

January 25, 2012

By Jari Thymian These coffee beans, crushed to small flecks, forgot their former shape and texture, but rise at daybreak to the glass observatory seeing flashes of light in geysers of hot water, percolating, rising lively, saying, “Wait, wait,” wanting to float in the spectrum, stretch the wavelengths before sinking, pulled by undertows, to...
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Java Dreams

January 25, 2012
Java Dreams

surveiling the curve of her hips through the steam of his latté that curve, he thinks could engulf my world wiping fog from his lenses he gazes blurry at the sway inhales her rockingchair walk catches his breath when the pendulum pauses as her bleachwatered hands press and smooth her apron flat how he’d...
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The Devil’s Fruit

January 25, 2012

I taste on my lips, in the soft pink caverns of my mouth, the black essence of Ethiopia. Daily, even our sun kissed heads evaporate down south. I see each morning bring like a cup to my lips, the lessons, Abbaba. between each sip, each burst of taste, my eyes take in the beauty...
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Realignment

January 25, 2012

by Karen Suriano the spying eyes of sunrise find me stumbling bumbling to the kitchen blind coherent thought is undermined sleep slugs, grey matter intertwined lurch on undaunted, the freezer is mined of roasted nirvana for electric grind scoop and measure the unrefined then water, heat and bean combined hiss and gurgleshout most unkind...
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