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The Warmth of Navidad

By Alice SchellingerPublished 10 months ago 1 min read

Rain could be pouring outside

It could be radiantly sunny and boiling hot

She still concocts a drink so warm and smooth

That reminds you of the tropics

But also tastes like tres leches cake

As you sip,

you immediately feel a comfort envelop you

as you taste the subtle notes of cinnamon and maybe nutmeg that top the froth

and the sweetness of coconut and condensed milk

It’s like Christmas,

but it’s also like summer sun and sand

It’s milder than what you’re used to,

but that’s what makes it so smooth

Better by far than whiskey,

or a finely-aged wine.

You could hang all of that up

once you’ve tasted something so rich

so warm

so much more of an “I love you”



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About the Creator

Alice Schellinger

Poet and classical literature aficionado. Lover of the arts. Creator of short stories, poems, and articles. Hostess of The SchellingtonGrin Podcast.

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