Treasure Island

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
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  • 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

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