ready to emerge
from the morning mist
Scents of Coffee
the hissing of a steamed-up espresso maker,
the comforting noise
of a spoon laid on a saucer,
stimulating olfactory senses
and then the collective sigh
of Java addicts around San Marco,
savouring that first sip of black gold
Images and Text © by Merisi
First posted March 2011
Do you have the name of the paper shop referred to in the sign?ReplyDelete
When I was in Venice last October, I "discovered" this store. I highly recommend it, if you are interested in handmade paper, marbled paper or handmade books.
I love the poetry on your comment form - on a side-note :)ReplyDelete
And these photos are amazing, dreamy! I was sort of feeling sorry for you when you mentioned your long train journey ahead, but now I don't ! Serves you right, going to Venice ;) Have a great trip!!
How can you even think of it?
I guess one can become bored with Vienna...too much of a good thing?
I immediately recognised the spires of San Marco. Would love to be sipping a coffee in that wonderful square.ReplyDelete
You make me wish for the taste of a rich delicious cup of coffee today.ReplyDelete
Today we had breakfast in a local coffee shop.
Coffee....not so good!
My mouth was so ready, what a disappointment.
Beautiful blues ... oh I miss Venice.ReplyDelete
you made me dream... :)ReplyDelete
I am not a coffee drinker, but when I go to Vienna, I think I will become one. ;-)ReplyDelete