Friday, September 12, 2008

give me

my coffee

an espresso
so

I can drown myself
in its bitterness

and I'll confuse myself
is it the coffee or my life?

16 comments:

keithsramblings said...

Now there's a question! Mines an espresso too!

Steve said...

I go for the tea pot! or the fridge....

Preethi said...

hehe I add some milk and sugar.. now my life is a mess!!

Coffee

Lela Blonde said...

At least you get the first one two three all in one, whoosh. I spread my four accross the day. It's my herbal remedy for fog brain. :)

Granny Smith said...

I'll take a little cream in mine to smooth things over! Clever poem.

Linda Jacobs said...

I like this little poem; it has lots of good things happening in it. That secod line is so clever right after the last syllable of espresso!

linda may said...

Tickles the taste buds then soothes the nerves, Coffee.

B. Roan said...

Few words, great meassage. BJ

Marty E. said...

Great question...

tumblewords said...

Ah, I have no way to know! Clever post and sure makes me think!!

susan said...

Confusion? Um, I'll consider that over a cup of coffee.

neilina said...

wow! So simple yet so powerful....never thought what if coffee is life! Very nice one.

Patois said...

Quite well done in so few words. Quite clever, indeed.

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Nita Jo said...

I will hope it is the coffee, not the life. I love your poem!

TD said...

Interesting and thought provoking little piece. How well you come to the point in so few words.