Sandi J Holland


Tall, Dark & Handsome


My coffeepot is my friend.
It's wonderful
In that he asks not
What I can give,
But lives
To give to me.
His tastes are my tastes.
His desire my desire,
To share a rich, steamy cup
Of liquid conversation,
Heavenly dispensation,
Which he has first tasted
For me.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

My drip coffeemaker has a black housing, and also when the carafe is full it's dark too. Tall. Dark. Handsome. The best kind, lol. From my chapbook 'Sweet Aromas: A Book of Coffee Poetry.'

Comments about this poem (Tall, Dark & Handsome by Sandi J Holland )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 6 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. Inspiration, Henry David Thoreau
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Alone, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Whate'er we leave to God, God does,
And blesses us;
The work we choose should be our own,
God leaves alone.

If with light head erect I sing,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. The Night Glorious Light, Michael P. McParland
  2. Dream Number 3 (hope), Smoky Hoss
  3. The Mist, Michael P. McParland
  4. Her Voice, Tega Akpomraphiphe
  5. Let me count War a divine curse, Pijush Biswas
  6. The Land, Michael P. McParland
  7. The King, Michael P. McParland
  8. Envisage Belongings, Ajala Samuel Akindele
  9. Die of Thousands Deaths, Norman Jin Shyr Wang
  10. Provocation! ! !, george albot
[Hata Bildir]