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Cafe Musings

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Cafe Musings

Open eyed I stare at the simple setting 
waiting for the day to start,
the bread-baked scent of morning warms.
The grinder whirs and whirs,
beans fly, grounds brew, cream chills,
will you come?

Rose nails tap, finger wish to wrap
arms to bend as heart shaped chair backs
about the trunk of you, my Valentine.
Will you come?

Ah yes, you come, croissants in hand
reclaimed from the waiter, pull back my chair,
lay down a single rose. And we sit where love is wrought
encased in iron, all motions chaired by Cupid's bow.


2/2/14
Contest Café Musing
Poet Debbie Guzzi



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  1. Date: 2/21/2014 8:24:00 AM
    A great one Debbie....you sure brought all those small details to life.....congratulations on another win...

  1. Date: 2/20/2014 3:02:00 AM
    A very romantic piece here Debbie, I must complain to the kitchen though; there was a smell of burned toast I picked up at one point L O L)) keep well Joe..)

  1. Date: 2/14/2014 10:01:00 AM
    Simply beautiful, picturesque.

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 6:11:00 AM
    Great Work, poet Debbie Guzzi! Congrats on your fine win in the contest!!

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 1:38:00 PM
    Not just the setting, but the season as well. Great! You're thinking ahead. I, too agree that this is an early AM scene. Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 8:06:00 AM
    Lovely write on the café musings and congrats on the win, debbie

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 8:02:00 AM
    Lovely write on the café musings and congrats on the win, debbie

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 7:08:00 AM
    good poem Debbie congrats on fine win hugs

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 11:49:00 PM
    Debbie... Well done! Your words wrapped around me and held me there, at a little Parisian sidewalk cafe. Great read. Gratz! CTB

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 4:31:00 PM
    This is a very powerful piece of poetry that captures the senses. You do a great job of intertwining the vivid imagery of a cafe setting and lovely smells with the theme of love.

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 7:55:00 AM
    Sigh I felt like I as eavesdropping this is written so well, lovely lovely poem 7 from me and fav'd thanks for your comment on my poem it was much appreciated love Jayne x

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 9:03:00 AM
    Love it! I can see it...the cafe right in the middle of Five Points in Jacksonville, Florida...Happy Valentines Day! (Soon)

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 2:31:00 PM
    Ahhh!! Reads like a latte' kind of day..I know that love is in the air..Thanks for the visits to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 11:55:00 AM
    Sounds inviting, Debs! I can smell the coffee being ground, and the butttery croissants baking. NIce ambiance for a Valentine's Day brunch. Kiwi must know that I'm writing to you, she's squeaky barking her head off downstairs. She really had loved you, she doesn't always care for everyone. Keep well, love, Mikki

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 4:17:00 PM
    DG, a very lovely poem of anticipation, and expectations met! Love this piece,very nice , heart-frlt , romantic work!...Excellent//Sinclair

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 5:24:00 PM
    Soupmail... all good, promise :)

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 3:43:00 PM
    A wonderful write Debbie. I enjoyed this poem very much. I wish you all the best for the contest....Peter

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 12:14:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest. I recently went to Israel and visited Yad Vashem and also saw the trees dedicated to the people who helped in saving people. I guess you were right when you said there are some good people out there. I used to sell radio time - business publications and other things. Now I work in a college - much more relaxing. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 9:26:00 AM
    My dear Debbie, I'll come! The creative, expressive invitation is irresistible! Yes, I'll come, bringing 7 stars! My best, chuck

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 8:40:00 PM
    Ah, yes, I'm coming over for a nice hot croissant my dear, love your musings, you seem fully inspired here, and no in answer to your question I did not write the lyrics to it is an old song I'm practicing it for our Karaoke night, I'll be singing it on Friday, wish me luck xxx if you wish to hear it just have a listen on utube, xxx

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