Published January 1, 2023
by Emilija Veljković
I like my coffee bitter,
To best suit my
I like my liquor strong,
Just like how I often
Pretend to be.
I like my water cold as ice,
Just like my heart grew to be
Over the years.
I like my chocolate sweet,
The only silver lining there is
In these liquid times.
Emilija Veljković is a young woman who writes poetry for fun and in order to organize her thoughts. Some of her poems have been published in magazines such as The New England Monthly Poetry Digest, Poetic Reveries, and as a part of the Sweetycat Press anthology.
This poem is included in Poetry World #5, published in the Wax Poetry and Art Library.
Previously published in Wax International:
by Isaac Ter-nese Diamond
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