The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
I took Max down to the caffeinatorium again today. We sat near the registers, so we caught snippets of lots of different conversations as people milled through. Unconsciously I began to categorize them, and I was struck by how little I heard the kind of esoteric thinky material one expects to find in a coffee shop...
Give Me Lunch
Most of what matters
Not symbolic intent
"Small talk" they call it
Bigger talk is a sign
This philosophy stuff
And these poem confections
Copyright © 2014 by Dave Grossman
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