Tea Time

Cup of Tea blue 2 (1)Before I sit to cup of tea,
I look the choices over.
A dozen or so blends I see,
Of some I’ve tasted never.

Old Earl Grey is not for me,
“I Love Lemon” lies,
Chamomile tastes like a tree
With cinna-stick surprise.

Then I behold with gladsome glee
The one that I like best,
And I sit down to cup of tea
And calmly take my rest.

 

January 14, 2002 ~ posted, though not written, in response to the Daily Prompt: Tea
© 2017 Angela Umphers Rueger – All Rights Reserved
Photo taken in Milton, Florida, 2017, for Encore! Old Pianos with a New Song

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11 thoughts on “Tea Time

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  2. Love this! I laughed when I read “Chamomile tastes like a tree” – I considered it earthy for sure, but I like how you described it! 😂

    Your poem leaves this to the imagination, but I’m curious: what is your favorite kind of tea? 🙂

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