Soon


The stray city waits with black coffee

until the toast comes

Childhood friends

occupy the mind

before being served

Having will be replacing wanting

soon

but it knows

everything must be eaten slowly

so it never goes

before

Memories do.

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26 thoughts on “Soon

  1. “The stray city waits with black coffee

    until the toast comes”

    This is one of the greatest openings to a poem I’ve ever read. Truly enjoy those two lines very much. That’s what pulled me and made me crave what followed. Nicely done. ~RDS

  2. This is a very nice piece! Really enjoy the lines below—clever and powerful:

    Having will be replacing wanting

    soon

    but it knows

    everything must be eaten slowly

    so it never goes

    before

    Memories do.

  3. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and liking one of my posts- coming from someone who writes as beautifully as you do, I am honored. You have great stuff on here. I am a fan

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