Taking tea

By: amy b.

Feb 17 2012

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Aperture:f/6.3
Focal Length:24.7mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/500 sec
Camera:DMC-FZ18

How could I know
this cup
this cracked pale cup
this blemished cup in which I take my tea
would last
last through filling
and washing
and tipping
and emptying
and gentle handling
and careful fingered tracing of the lines
lines once painted on with skill by an artist’s hand
the artist
that didn’t have to paint around
the crack.

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2 comments on “Taking tea”

  1. Hey! love the poem. it’s great to see you love tea as much as we do! I thought you might be interested in our post on brewing the perfect cuppa. http://teaandsympathynewyork.wordpress.com/2012/02/16/how-to-brew-the-perfect-cup-of-tea/
    hope you enjoy.x

  2. So lovely. Blessings, Ellen


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