Post more comments

James Whitcomb Riley

(7 October 1849 - 22 July 1916 / Greenfield, Indiana)

A Cup Of Tea


I have sipped, with drooping lashes,
Dreamy draughts of Verzenay;
I have flourished brandy-smashes
........................
........................
read full text »


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

Comments about this poem (A Cup Of Tea by James Whitcomb Riley )

Enter the verification code :

  • Connie Yost (5/2/2014 6:23:00 AM)

    Ah, a perfect cup of tea! Our friend Mr. Riley might have thought a tea bag just too handee fer makin' an
    acceptable cup a tea! (Report) Reply

  • Meera Panigrahi (9/15/2012 11:12:00 AM)

    My tea in steam shall twine a
    Fragrant laurel round its rim.

    So many things can be written around a cup of tea! (Report) Reply

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. cities, James Hart
  2. Secret Death, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Devil, evil!, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. Starlight Symphony, Kewayne Wadley
  5. Ugliness Of Death, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. The Holy Grail, Leslie Philibert
  7. AND aWAKE - 0Ld HiSsToRy, sEaN nOrTh
  8. Semblance, Edward Kofi Louis
  9. Chlamydia, Jaimee Hills
  10. Nothing Rhymes with Gitmo, Jaimee Hills

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Browning

After
by Robert Browning

Take the cloak from his face, and at first
Let the corpse do its worst!

How he lies in his rights of a man!
Death has done all death can.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]