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My Wake Is Fake

My brain cannot alone perform. Without coffee, I am fog’s weight. Yes, old or new, just make it warm. My brain cannot alone perform. My wake is fake ‘till joe transforms. Without coffee, I will deflate. My brain cannot alone perform. Without coffee, I am fog’s weight. Each eve, I rig my morn caffeine. By hook or crook, coffee needs made. No coffee rates a tragic scene. Each eve, I rig my morn caffeine. Real talk takes sips to ease my mean. Coffee serves energy as aid. Each eve, I rig my morn caffeine. By hook or crook, coffee needs made.
... CayCay Jennings December 2, 2016

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Date: 12/12/2016 2:15:00 PM
I cannot fathom how to write a triolet. Its already a tricky read . I dont really get it but the style is unmistakably good.
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Date: 12/4/2016 4:19:00 PM
oh gosh, I really want to do this one but I fear the contest has filled up??? I need to check that out. Too bad I grew up Mormon. I can't stand the taste of the stuff but I wanted to do a poem on Essaic tea. This one is sure to do well!! (and wow, you really did triolet proud)
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Date: 12/4/2016 8:20:00 AM
I enjoyed both triolet, CayCay; it was a good idea to use this form, and yes, I was taken in by the title:) As regards coffee we are in the same boat...I can't make do without it, and I like it black and strong. ~ Regards // paul
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Date: 12/3/2016 9:37:00 AM
...another victim of the "magic beans" eh CayCay. Nicely done with the tricky Triolet form....and a cup of java...
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Date: 12/2/2016 10:51:00 PM
You had me laughing when I read this, with the title I thought you were going to your own funeral!!! LOL :) Hugs!
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Date: 12/2/2016 11:11:00 PM
Making someone laugh is always a blessing to me. So glad you came by, Arthur. All the best ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 10:35:00 PM
Great poem and title, CayCay. I'm diabetic, so coffee w/sugar is no longer on the menu. Hated it black. Love the poem though. Love and peace to you.
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Date: 12/2/2016 11:10:00 PM
I must use sugar substitutes myself - sugar intolerant with a diabetic paternal family history so ... I am so glad you enjoyed the poem and shared your thoughts with me. Love and peace to you as well, Freddie. All the best ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 6:59:00 PM
Cream and sugar please:) I am an all day man. Love you take, CayCay.
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Date: 12/2/2016 7:05:00 PM
I'm an 'all-dayer', too. Was about to Soup message you, was wondering what condition your condition was in cause I haven't seen you 'round in awhile. Good to see your face, my friend and thanks for commenting ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 6:39:00 PM
I can totally relate to this poem! Haha. Great read. Did you find eight syllables per line hard?
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 12/2/2016 6:55:00 PM
Thanks for commenting, Rick. I found 8 syllables per line to be a fun challenge! Try it, I think you'll enjoy the challenge, too. All the best ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 6:37:00 PM
Me, too, CayCay.
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Date: 12/2/2016 6:55:00 PM
Nice to know a coffee-kindred spirit! All the best to you ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 6:15:00 PM
Ha got me with title but a good read indeed.
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Date: 12/2/2016 6:17:00 PM
My title seems to work as a lure! Thank you, John ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 5:57:00 PM
I really enjoyed the format of this poem. I like the repeating lines, they give this a song like feel. And I'm with San below, the title was great and definitely caused me to look in on this one and now that I have, it makes perfect sense. Coffee is definitely the nectar of mornings.
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 12/2/2016 6:12:00 PM
Chris - you should try writing a Triolet, it is described under Forms and I know you would enjoy it. I enjoyed your uplifting comments and would share coffee over poems with you any ole' time ... CayCay
Date: 12/2/2016 5:34:00 PM
Lol! I will greet with you with a cup of Joe's if we ever did meet. Good one for the contest. Well done. I wish you the best of luck:-) Alexis
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Date: 12/3/2016 1:09:00 AM
Very wise, grasshopper! I'm glad I amused you, Alexis, and I thank you for visiting. All the best ... CayCay