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Drinking you

A wise man once told me
Never eat food that’s been cooked
While listening to Morrissey.

And if you get this you’ll understand
That drinking your coffee
Is drinking you.

It’s a secret magic by which
I can taste who you are.

And somehow I remember.

I’m not stealing you,
It’s your job to keep
Your customers happy.

This comes for free,
And everyone else is
Too jacked up to notice.

The army of adrenal vampires
Advances all day

While you give yourself away.

My tongue seeks out the last drops,
Not wanting it to be over.

Your essence is my elixir.
Any way you want to serve it

I’ll drink you.

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no, i’m not obsessing, i just had two things to say so i wrote two poems. in the same day. about the same guy. ok, so maybe a little bit. may as well get it over with.

i still say its the only coffee that’s worth paying $3.30 for.

note: debates with Morrissey/The Smiths fans will not be entered into ;-p

January 2009

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essence, caffeine, elixir, magic, drink, coffee, tongue

Comments

  • ArtSlut
    ArtSlutabout 5 years ago

    These two beautiful little word dishes are a match to the finest cuisine anywhere,and as for you my little sugarcube,I am smiling big time at you moving down the path and stopping not for junk food,but for fne coffee.Worth every cent of that $3.30..more than value for money I say xoxo:-D

  • thanks ya smiler. yeah, i’ve kicked a lot of habits in my life but the junk food was the hardest. finally got it was making me sick so i stopped to smell the coffee :-)x

    – warmsugarcube

  • ShadowDancer
    ShadowDancerabout 5 years ago

    this is great writing, some great imagry.. beautiful way to describe feelings of being stricken by someone you don’t know but want to know.. i’ll take that kind of coffee any day.

  • hey shadowdancer, thanks for reading and i’m so glad you liked it! it’s nice to write about something new instead of remixing the same old feelings. wow, it’s just so.. epic, how this writing is a mirror eh. teaches you so much and is such a a joy. thanks again :-)x

    – warmsugarcube

  • LaLaLaura
    LaLaLauraabout 5 years ago

    this is so awesome! I’m really glad I read this :-)

  • thanks lalalaura. i’m glad you enjoyed it :)

    – warmsugarcube

  • bellmusker
    bellmuskeralmost 5 years ago

    A wise man once told me
    Never eat food that’s been cooked
    While listening to Morrissey.

    This is one of the best opening stanzas I’ve read in some time! Wonderful work, as is all that spills from your pen :-)

  • that is just an incredible thing to say. and something i really needed to hear. thank you belle, xo

    – warmsugarcube

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooabout 4 years ago

    beautiful writing

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