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Interlude in a coffee shop

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Interlude in a coffee shop

To sip coffee with you,
Reading the newspaper,

Sitting close
Steam rises from my cup,

I relish this moment
Cherishing your smile,

Examine your face,
Lines, changes over the years

Still, I look in your eyes
And see the young man,

The hearth is still warm
And I’m thankful for that.

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  1. Date: 10/18/2012 1:45:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this one..Great expressive work..Yes, when we look at one that we love years only make the love grow..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 8:17:00 PM
    I had only to read the first poem in your port to know the old Raskin is still alive and well. now to find the time to read the others. (we both share a propensity to write about the most common things don't we?) Revisit showcase won't you?

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 6:58:00 PM
    Thanks for inviting me to this awesome moment in the coffee shoppe...I can just imagine the exchanges! Nice work in this very well written verse...gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 9:46:00 AM
    My gosh Raskin. I am so in sync with this and am reminded if my late husband. I am so happy for you have what I had. I just read this and smiled. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 6:21:00 AM
    Beautifully written. One of those tender moments... sweet!

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:57:00 AM
    This is wonderful raskin, the poem cuts very deep, a simple moment yet so sublime, awesome.

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 6:51:00 AM
    Lovely poem

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 5:34:00 AM
    Enjoy the every day things with love. Have a lovely day. A well written poem. - xoxo / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 12:48:00 PM
    Ahhh!Enjoyed reading your creative work..Sorry that you had a personal and up close encounter with fireants...Thanks for stopping by...Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 11:55:00 AM
    very passionate. I like it! Was sad when it was over; it is one of those poems you could have read more of...Cindy

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 11:06:00 AM
    very tender and touching!

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Wonderful. And thank you for the "Letting Go" comment. Truly this poem is very heart warming. Sort of like the coffee where every morning it warms my heart.