Three-Day Coffee Cinquain Challenge — Day 3

Okay! We’re finishing up the first full month of 2021 on a great note: with coffee and cinquain. What better combination is there? (Well …. maybe coffee and chocolate … but we’ll do that again later.) Ooopsie! Don’t want to spill Or waste a single drop Of this delicious coffee in My cup.

The Politically Correct Drink

Politics ruffle my soul. The worst of most people they show. But when I get stressed and uptight, I know what will make it quite right: Please give me Coffee! I need to lean back and breathe slow. For Presidents will come and go. Some are corrupt and hell-bent. I’ll pray they’re removed, but ’tilContinue reading “The Politically Correct Drink”

First Coffee Post of the Year

It just wouldn’t be right if I didn’t celebrate the new year with a coffee post. And, then, since chocolate runs a very, very close second to coffee as my favorite treat, I figured I should include both. So I decided I’d stay in my limerick vein another day, and this is what I cameContinue reading “First Coffee Post of the Year”

3 Little Limericks to Lighten Your Day

  BECOMING AN ABSTRACT ARTIST Though he painted quite well, no sales came.He slaved o’er each piece; what a shame.Then one day he did trip,And his paintbrush did slip.The results brought his name to great fame.   TRYING TOO HARD Lester begged for a date with Miss Rose.She was tall, so he stretched to tiptoes.ButContinue reading “3 Little Limericks to Lighten Your Day”

Down Memory Lane Just For Fun

I’ve had almost no time to write new material for this website lately, so I decided to dig back through some of my old, old flash fiction pieces and post three of them that were written just for fun. My newer followers will not have read them, and I’m betting my readers of many yearsContinue reading “Down Memory Lane Just For Fun”

Might As Well Throw Out the Calendar

Well, Sundays now just never seem like Sundays‘Cause church online just isn’t quite the same.And Mondays don’t seem right ’cause I’m still homeInstead of working; what a lousy shame. When Tuesday rolls around, I think it’s ThursdayAnd start to wonder where the week has gone.By Saturday, I feel it must be Sunday;Go online to watchContinue reading “Might As Well Throw Out the Calendar”

Coffee Is A Poem – Day 4

THE HEALTHY BEVERAGE Coffee’s good for many things, according to reports:It stops a headache fast as any meds.Science tells us that it can protect from heart diseaseAnd certain kinds of cancer hold in check.Neurologists have proven coffee quickens brain responseAnd stress and tension it can help release.It’s nice to know my favorite bev’rage is soContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 4”

Coffee Is A Poem – Day 3

HOW TO SPELL COFFEE C is for the comfortThat comes from every cup.O for turn the switch ‘ON’ — leave it there.The first F is for fragrance;The aroma is unique.The second F for friends with whom I share.The first E is for eatingSomething yummy with each cup.The last E for erase: Gone are my cares!

Coffee Is A Poem – Day 2

BY THE POT Drinking coffee by the cup is fineIf my day is going well,And works getting done on time.But lately I’ve been having quite a lotOf days when I need coffee by the pot. A cup or two a day is pretty norm.And that satisfies my soulWith its fragrance rich and warm.But days thisContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 2”

Lemonade Stand

I posted this painting a couple weeks ago, but later I discovered that my muse just insisted on creating a little poem to go along with it. So here’s the poem and, of course, it’s only right that I show you the picture again, since it was the inspiration. LEMONADE STAND When life gives youContinue reading “Lemonade Stand”