coffee (good morning)

it’s always timefor a coffee poem I’m drinking one downright now I have begunby inhalingthe aromaof a jarin the momentof opening mmmaaahh I’ve crushed the beans(ground them down) perked themon the stove revelled right insidethe roarof them sucha wild roarin them then blendedwith the hot milkrising bubbles and inhaledonce againthis timethe steam and at lastI … Continue reading coffee (good morning)

(PAD #025) today is (a coffee morning)

I spoon the beans I crush them the twirlingof the grinderspins me round wait . . .wait . . . I waituntil the percolatorgrumbles hisses and roarsat me coffeecoffee morning anxiety . . .desire . . . I am high coffeecoffee morning my mind has goneinto overdrive every questionis awhy because it is my coffeecoffee … Continue reading (PAD #025) today is (a coffee morning)

a quick latte (a long black)

my coffee grows on a hill somewhere around Kandara in Kenya my coffee grows ripe beneath the sun out there in Rutsiro or Rubavu in Rwanda my coffee is stored in the monsoon air of the Malabar coast in India enjoy your latte my coffee dries where a slow breeze whiles on Pico Turquino in … Continue reading a quick latte (a long black)

coffee train

too-oot toot too-oot toot coffee train I hear the sound arising coffee train beans so brown surprising the coffee train is working up a head of st… too-too-oot toot too-too-oot toot the coffee train comes raising steam the coffee train comes raising steam the coffee train comes toot toot coffee train comes the coffee train … Continue reading coffee train

the sounds of morning

the competing train of milk on the stove the competing train of espresso o-o-woa o o-o-woa o the competing sound of a storm on the stove-top the competing grumble of volcano f-r-r-r-a-a-a-o-o-o-www f-r-r-r-a-a-a-r-r-r-a-a-a-r-a-a-o-o-o-www no no it is no competition no no no competition at all it’s only my brew of the morning no competition that … Continue reading the sounds of morning

coffees for a road trip

three coffees on the road today the first one still asleep while grinding beans half awake when the espresso growls the milk is boiled and ready a second cup two hours away a roaster turning beans by the kilo to brown the smell caffeine oil intensity pervades the café they take their coffee seriously here … Continue reading coffees for a road trip