I’d like to expound on the coffee pot filter:
This paper device knocks my psyche off kilter.
I’m needing some coffee to pour in my cup
with a shot of caffeine to brighten me up,
but the brewing, alas, will not even start
till I conquer the filter that won’t come apart.
Pat D’Amico is a columnist with Northwest Prime Time, sometimes a Sharing Stories author, and sometimes a poet.
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