Connie Yost

Rookie (5/27/38 / Reed City, Michigan)

I'll Take My Coffee Black


I'll take my coffee black
Sweet'ner by the pack
On breakfast I don't slack
More than just a snack
Pancakes by the stack
Flipping takes a knack
Syrup is a fact
Did someone mention plaque
Put the butter back
No cream alas-alack
I'll take my coffee black.

Submitted: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Topic of this poem: Food


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

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I'll Take My Coffee Black by Connie Yost )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 363 Points Juan Olivarez (4/28/2014 8:49:00 AM)

    I hear ya. Black coffee gotta have it. But I gravitate more towards Menudo than flapjacks. Lol. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. To an Athlete Dying Young, Alfred Edward Housman
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Television, Roald Dahl

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. New York City, Dawson Walter Smith
  2. I will turn my eyes from you, Nero CaroZiv
  3. In Concert Tonight, Donal Mahoney
  4. January 1st,2015, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  5. In My Dreams, Kyle Schlicher
  6. One Needs The Other, Kyle Schlicher
  7. Escaping The World, silenced work
  8. Lonely, silenced work
  9. Agnostic Afloat, Donal Mahoney
  10. Unharmed Pinecones, Saiom Shriver
[Hata Bildir]