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Tonight, like every night, you see me here
Drinking my coffee slowly, absorbed, alone.
A quiet creature at a table in the rear
Familiar at this evening hour and quite unknown.
The coffee steams. The Greek who runs the joint
Leans on the counter, sucks a dead cigar.  >>more...>>

Title:     In a Coffee Pot
Author:    Hayes, Alfred
Date:     February-March, 1934

Type:     Poem

Listed Under:
New York City
Poetry

Notes:     Originally published in the Partisan Review (February-March, 1934).