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My Cup Runneth

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My Cup Runneth

I greet the dawn with my savior
His richness every day fills my cup
On loan is his bounty and flavor
He helps this wracked body stand up.

The warmth of his substance is welcome
His essence spells relief to my eyes
Full with his sweetness I’m spared boredom
Without him this wracked body cries.

One connection with him is not sufficient
I thirst for the nectar of his soul
Without his strength I'm deficient
With his nourishment this wracked body feels droll.

When I’m wandering about with no direction
And I’m listless and moving too slow
I just look to him for more gumption-
Ahh! Another full cup of joe.

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  1. Date: 12/9/2013 8:22:00 PM
    I sometimes feel the same way when I need another cup of coffee. Let me see, better go get it now. Great Write, great flow and the reader just doesn't know even at the end just like in "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. Very good.

  1. Date: 12/9/2013 4:03:00 PM
    Nice write Randy flowed and rhymed beautifully. your faith in your religion shone out like diamonds....peeter

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 4:51:00 PM
    A good read. Thanks for sharing...another cup of Joe.

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Nice twist in this poem . I thought you were referring to God as your savior but in the end it turn out to be a beverage... (LOL)

    Curry Avatar Randy Curry
    Date: 8/15/2013 4:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    you read it as intended. I believe the form is burlesque. thank you, Christine, for reading. ran
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:46:00 AM
    gREAT POETRY. I THOROUGHLY ENJOYED IT.

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:46:00 AM
    GREAT POETRY. I THOROUGHLY ENJOYED IT.

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 12:13:00 AM
    haha, I like the humor mixed into this one at the end!

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 5:02:00 PM
    Very creative work about the coffee addiction..Enjoyed reading this eve..Sara

    Curry Avatar Randy Curry
    Date: 7/19/2013 6:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sara, thanks for reading; glad you enjoyed it. now i'm gonna go make a cup. haha. ran