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Extraterrestrial Espresso

A rhyme 👽

By AdanPublished 10 months ago Updated 10 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - September 2023

Sharing coffee with our visitor from the stars,

Beneath the sky's canvas, beneath the city's bars.

As steam curls up from the cup so warm,

We'd chat of Earth, in the quiet of the morn.


The aroma of beans, the rich, dark brew,

Would mingle with stories, as strangers often do.

I'd tell of our history, our joys, and our strife,

As we sipped from the cups of terrestrial life.


In that simple moment, over coffee's embrace,

We'd bridge the divide, in that quiet space.

Two beings, so different, yet seeking to find,

A connection that transcends the limits of kind.


The alien's wide eyes, reflecting the stars,

Would search my own, through coffee shop bars.

And in that shared cup, a bond would be born,

Between Earth and cosmos, in the quiet of morn.


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Comments (17)

  • E.K. Daniels10 months ago

    Love this! I took ‘my aliens’ to the coffee shop, too. Essential to an intro to humans imho! Great job!

  • Naveedkk 10 months ago

    Very well written, congratulations on top story.💗

  • Babs Iverson10 months ago

    Sweet!!! Loving it!!!❤️❤️💕 Congratulations on Top Story too!!!

  • Alexander McEvoy10 months ago

    I love the last line of this poem! Such a great idea to share with our alien visitors! Show them the nice things about being here and demonstrate the best we have to offer in coffee form! Hopefully there was no rowdy customers making the barista's life hard

  • Rebecca Morton10 months ago

    My favorite line is "The alien's wide eyes, reflecting the stars," I never thought those big alien eyes we all see illustrated would be reflective! Congrats on Top Story!

  • Real Poetic10 months ago

    Congratulations!! 🎉

  • Cathy holmes10 months ago

    Beautiful piece. Congrats on the TS.

  • Margaret Brennan10 months ago

    this is absolutely awesome. I LOVE IT.

  • JBaz10 months ago

    Now that is a simple thing to share with aliens, I like your thought on this challenge. Congratulations on top story

  • Novel Allen10 months ago

    Oh Adan, this is simply a most wonderful way to entertain an alien. Oh, I hope he likes coffee, if not throw in some hot chocolate, my favorite.

  • Darkos10 months ago

    Congratulations on Top story 😄!

  • Darkos10 months ago

    I so love it beautiful 💗

  • Rachel Deeming10 months ago

    Just two beings having a chat over coffee. How it should be. Nice and congrats on TS.

  • Terrific piece ❤️📝✌️👽Congratulations on your Top Story❗

  • Nothing is better than coffee! Loved this!

  • Alex H Mittelman 10 months ago

    Coffee with aliens sounds amazing! Good work!

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