Thursday 2 December 2010

Coffee With Angels
On the Left Bank of the Vienna River

Questions About Angels
"Of all the questions you might want to ask
about angels, the only one you ever hear
is how many can dance on the head of a pin
Billy Collins

Have you ever wondered
what angels do

besides giggling
about the utter silliness

of even trying
to stand on a pin?

Thinking about
having a cup of heavenly coffee Melange?
Right down here
in Vienna.

Saturday Morning
at Café Savoy

Savoy opens late
in the afternoon and into
the wee hours of the morning,
except Saturdays, when
you can have your coffee-fix
also in the morning.
Linke Wienzeile
Next to Naschmarkt
6th District


The first three lines
are quoted from
Billy Collins' poem "Questions About Angels.
The following silliness
is mine and is,
along with the images,
© by Merisi


  1. Dear Reader,
    thank you for stopping by and taking the time to leave a comment! I love to read them and, when time permits, will I catch up with your blogs.
    Thank you for making the sharing of my Vienna so much fun,

    Due to time constraints, this is a repost.

  2. love this relaxing! hope you are having a great week!!

  3. Danke für diese köstlichen Kaffee, mit Engeln, die solch wunderschöne Obstkörbe auf ihren Flügeln balancieren und mehr noch für den traumhaft schönen Link zum Gedicht!!!

    eine wunderbare Adventszeit für Dich,


  4. Silliness? May I offer the alternative 'wit'?

  5. And what charming angels! Pure enchantment.

  6. Wow imagine having coffee there!

  7. I wonder if the angels ever crave chocolate and abandon their angelfood cake in favor of rich devilsfood!

  8. That's what I call a totally over the top Viennese cafe. Nothing like having a coffee melange in such surreally opulent surroundings.

  9. I love image 1!

  10. That is a perfectly ADORABLE looking cup of coffee!


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