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Sorrow Brewing                                                Kelly Warner


If words were like coffee
I'd serve you premium roast.
The cappuccino machine would whip up
a comforting concoction of platitudes.
But my mouth can't form a palpable blend
to feed your crying eyes.
A Starbucks corner, a sanctuary of animosity,
a sip of normalcy in a factory-made cup
is all I can offer.
And I pray the aroma of my silence
will soothe your scalded heart.