Simon Lawson


Tea Anyone? - Poem by Simon Lawson

The mind is a teacup.

Made of bone china, it can be chipped, broken if dropped.

It comes in many fine patterns and designs,

Which is filled up again and again, if you pour too much in it,

Tea spill over the brim.

Be careful what you put in it,

The wrong leaves may do more than dye water.

They may stain the teacup.

Topic(s) of this poem: knowledge, mind, reflecting, self reflection


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Emily Dickinson was famous for her definition poems, while reading one of her many including 'fame is a bee' I decided to write my own. In a clear, and as objectively as I could.

Comments about Tea Anyone? by Simon Lawson

  • E.j. Langley (12/5/2015 9:14:00 PM)


    Of all the poems you've submitted I by far like this one best. It's different than the others and it seems you had a bit of fun writing it. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • pouya Rezanejad (12/5/2015 9:20:00 AM)


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2015



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