Authors on Coffee and Cigarettes II

Another Nickel’s Worth of Wisdom

  • “It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity.”-Dave Barry-
  • “Cigarettes are a classy way to commit suicide.” -Kurt Vonnegut
“Reflection”
  • “Don’t stir all the warmth out of your coffee; drink it.” -Kate Chopin-
  • “Some very considerable part of the gestural language of public places that had once belonged to cigarettes now belonged to phones.” -William Gibson-
  • “I like coffee exceedingly…” -H.P. Lovecraft-

-K-

That moment when you have to tell someone they make a poor cup of coffee.

-K-

Firsts and Lasts

“Conceited”

You smile words that are 
Boorish, ostentatious, and whimsical
To explain it all away.

Your desire to sanitize through language
Is ineffectual and unmanageable.
I see through your malefic designs.

Words do not make one saintly.
The beatific are incorporeal.

-K-

Question the motive of the first person to grab a shovel and the motivation of the last person to grab a shovel.

-K-

Money isn’t dirty. It’s people and how they make it.

-K-

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