Coffee Poetry and Stories

Coffee can inspire one to write!

Irish Coffee

January 25, 2012

My caffeinated riff on a favorite poem: “William Butler Yeat’s Lake Isle of Innisfree” I will arise and go now, to sip my morning coffee And read the morning paper–sports, politics, and trade. Nine flavors will they blend me there, of roasted araby, Ground finely by the bean-loud blade. I might take some tea...
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Bean Peace

January 25, 2012

A poem by Drew K. A mystery wrapped in brown, A fragile enigma, Enveloping the senses, With the earthy steam Of a bean. The mind wrapped in warmth, The essence of dark roast, Heating from within, The senses thrill, With every lingering Sniff of the aroma In the mug
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Stopped for a cup in the French Quarter

January 25, 2012

The ceiling fan above me twirls languidly, dangling… swaying from the embossed tin ceiling from a century ago loping shadows cut the muted fluorescence from twelve feet The resulting flickering makes the scene into a silent movie piped-in, ancient, scratchy, re-mastered piano jazz heightens the noirish ease of an afternoon latte, a cloudy, dreary...
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21st Century Rodin

January 25, 2012

The upper right-hand corner of my desk blotter; a fresh, stark canvas this morning, now a sepia montage of concentric accomplishments. I sip, I Think. I sip, I think. I sip… I think. Sip. Think. Sip. Think. Sip Big sip sip sip sip sip sip sippppp. Ahhhhhhh. Final sip, cup down. A caffeine-laced still...
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The Call of 1530

January 25, 2012

(*written for the purpose of calling people out for a habitual coffee break at 3:30pm – at the national institute of computer science in france*) Wafting in the air the draw of caffeine calling out from your vein eyelids are heavy brains are saturated segmentation faults accumulated Allez allez!! Leave that desk tear yourselves...
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