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Coffee

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Coffee

I swallow down my demons like coffee.
They keep me up sometimes at night.
I have never had someone treat me so good.
I've never felt how it would feel to have 
someone love me right.
The way you look me in my eyes I know
that you here to stay.
I cover myself in your blanket of love.
I use it to protect me from this cold bad world.

I grind up my issues like coffee beans.
They come out smoother and more polished
but still they disturb me.
I drink them down repeatedly. 
I have changed drastically because of you.
I no longer run from the things I'm afraid of.
Even though I am afraid of how much I love you
I run towards you. 
I love running towards you.
I collide into your love and things 
don't seem as bad as they were.

I could never really quit drinking coffee.
There are enough issues in life to always keep drinking. 
You have taught me how to sip slowly.
It is with your love that I am unbroken.

I take sips of you everyday.
You are my favorite thing to drink.
I fall more in love with you with every sip.
I will mourn the day I ever get to my last drip.

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  1. Date: 10/9/2012 9:38:00 PM
    *.* I Really Like This Wonderfully Expressed & Beautiful Poem Of Love, My Dear Sweet Beautiful Shahana ˜ Words Which Flow Perfectly As Lovely Stream & Something About Beautiful Love That Always Seems To Touch Deeply This Heart ˜ Very Beautiful & Enjoy The Coffee ˜ My Love, Tristen *.*