(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)

war drums roiling

the drums of war are roiling on the stove top percolation of the coffee in a battle with the roar of milk rising a swarming flood coming to the boil only with the tilting of the coffee pot only with the blending of the brown with the white does peace break out less of roar … Continue reading war drums roiling

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