black coffee

Black coffee is not Bad

but it feels like a punishment.

I will continue to put milk in my coffee

on days that I feel I deserve it.

When I need to be Bitter

I will have it black.

Today I deserve



  1. Ines says:

    Self compassion is really hard to grasp at times. There was a time in my life when I drank it black and used to call it ‘business coffee’. Love the poem and hope you’re well.

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    1. Lauren says:

      Thank you! That’s a good term for it.


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