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Topic: Poem was Re: +I hate roasting coffee (5 msgs / 109 lines)
1) From: Brian Kamnetz
Peter,
I'm no poet, but your first lines sounded like poetry to my tin ear.
So I converted your post to the poem below:
I hate roasting coffee..
outside..
when there is no breeze..
to blow away the chaff.
Honestly, I just roasted
a mixture of 350 gr of UGH
130 gr of low quality Columbian
and 86 gr of Kona.
Nets me a pound
of better-than-super-market-specialty-coffee
what they call Kona :)
The chaff is horrendous.
No breeze
so when I hit the roast with the hair drier
to cool it
in less than 2 minutes
I had visions
of one of those clear glass 'snow balls'.
You know the kind
you shake them up
and it snows all over inside.
There I was
right in the middle
fighting a chaff storm.
Lots of chaff.
I never wanted to make
a chaff collector.
The wind just blows it away!
Now I need
to roast some horse
but I am waiting until
the wind picks up a bit
here in Lake Havasu.
On 5/8/06, Peter Zulkowski  wrote:
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2) From: Don Cummings
I like the image of the chaff-filled snowglobe.
Here's a haiku:
I can't understand
Why someone would use Kona
In a robusta blend
My wife had to chime in with her own Haiku based on the burlap coffee sack
gracing our kitchen wall:
Stop my Husband please
I have a sack on my wall
He has gone crazy
Don

3) From: Brett Mason
An amazing thing!
The chaff switftly blows away -
Neighbors think it's snowing...
On 5/8/06, Don Cummings  wrote:
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Regards,
Brett Mason
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   Zassman

4) From: Thomas Pfau
Don Cummings wrote:
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To your wife:
You should be happy
You have wall to hang sack on
It holds the roof up.
Ok, I'll go back to lurking now.
-- 
tom_p
pfau --http://nbpfaus.net/~pfau/

5) From: Tom Ogren
I like the burlap
Like an itchy eggshell for
Caffeinated yolk
~TO
On 5/8/06, Thomas Pfau  wrote:
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