Just like that

Just like that

The holidays were over, tourists gone

And the café’s lone writer

Who had been taking up valuable space

Was again an old friend

And for his generous tips insufficient

Was now warmly thanked,

Even blessed.

 

2 January 2018

∩ Based on a true story!

Text and cover drawing (unrelated to text!) by William Eaton

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Categories: Poems (including Limericks), The Real World

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2 replies

  1. Yes, the holidays are over–and we survived them! Now we can settle down and enjoy life again. I get that from your poem–that the writer feels welcome again in his favorite coffee shop. Thank goodness!

    On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 6:15 AM, montaigbakhtinian wrote:

    > William Eaton posted: “Just like that The holidays were over, tourists > gone And the café’s lone writer Who had been taking up valuable space Was > again an old friend And for his generous tips insufficient Was now warmly > thanked, Even blessed. 2 ” >

    • This seemed like a particularly challenging holiday, in part because of the cold, and the economy flooding New York with tourists, and thinking of my son — away for the holiday — going off to college. So, yes, good to get back to “ordinary” living! Best, Bill

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