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Morning Coffee Catastrophe

The morning seemed quiet when I got up from my bed,
The air was still, as I shook the cobwebs from my head.

I walked slowly into the bathroom to wash my face,
Work must be done and I must prepare for my daily race.

Brushing my teeth and running water through my hair,
I know this day might be good and the weather is so fair.

Streams of sunlight peer through open shades,
I walk to the kitchen, barely awake in a daze.

Open the cabinet for the coffee just inside,
I notice it's empty and then I almost cried.

I gather up my clothes, in a such a terrible rush,
The coffee helps me focus, gives my brain a good flush.

I jump out the door with the speed of lightning,
Into my truck, without coffee my day is frightening.

A few brief minutes passes by as I blaze into town,
My trucks roars down the street with my gas pedal down.

I see Starbucks ahead and my mouth is watering,
Can't wait to taste my coffee for this morning.

Roll down my window with such hast to order my prize,
I ask for a large hazelnut coffee with joy in my eyes.

I make it to work a few minutes early today,
Knowing that I made it, but only halfway.

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  1. Date: 5/22/2014 9:27:00 PM

    I wanted to say, this is exceptional, sipceptional even :) I enjoyed the chaotic moment in it, with a refreshing end :) TFS Jess
  1. Date: 5/5/2014 8:08:00 AM

    This was a fun and entertaining way to start my day Donald.
  1. Date: 4/27/2014 3:48:00 AM

    Hi, my dear friend Donald. You don't know how happy I am to read again your brilliant write and your delightful artworks. You painted smiles on my face with this precious gems my dear friend and so with your visit on my poem. Thank you so much for sharing but how about milk if there's coffee catastrophe? lol. Have a great wkend! love and big hugs, Leonora
  1. Date: 4/24/2014 11:09:00 AM

    Hahahahahaha yesterday you made about salads today I read something about coffee :D weeee!!!! I wonder what's next :D hahahahah enjoyable read.. I like 1st and seven lines.. Double meaning:) , olive eloisa God bless you all the way:)
  1. Date: 4/24/2014 8:29:00 AM

    Addiction! You are addicted to Mr. coffee, Donald :) But what I am talking about? I like coke too. Nice one!

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