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Just before

My polystyrene cup of hot chocolate looks back at me peacefully.

I cannot deny the temptation I have to take it in my hands
and look at it for a time.

It looks so comforting and yet I am taking that away
as I swallow each mouthful with pleasure.

I can always get another one,
but for now this one cup is my own and I cherish it.

I am sheltered from the rain; my coat inside my waiting car.
This day brings plenty to do, but I cannot step outside or else I will be drenched.

At this moment it is quiet and soon I will take another sip.

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  1. Date: 1/19/2011 5:55:00 AM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. so enjoyed reading your creative write tonight.. hope your time on Soup will be fun and filled with sharing .. check out our contests too.. good luck with luv..

  1. Date: 1/19/2011 3:43:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Jodie. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors this year. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information about PoetrySoup. If you don't find what you are looking for ask any poet here. Everyone is willing to help. Love, Carol