Old Town Sonnet

poem by: Geoffrey Brewer
Written on Oct 15, 2016


On either side the River rise 
high banks protecting valley and town
Neath ever-changing tropic skies
From brow of ridge where we gaze down 
The ancient village spreads below
Just waking in the morning light
That tints it with a warming glow
Revealing coffee shops to sight
Their magic liquid heals the Soul
Gives hope to face the breaking day
While body's braced from spicey bowl
To bring us in our hearts to pray,
That always you will erase our frown
A blessing on you Ipoh Old Town

The coffee shops of the Old Town in Ipoh, Malaysia
are rightly famous for their food and particularly the
wonderful coffee that they serve.


Tags: happy, rhyme, encouraging, imagery,

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Christopher Russon commented:
I like your poem .Well written.
Geoffrey Brewer commented:
Janet Vick commented on Nov 15, 2017 at 2:02pm
I like your imagery in this well written sonnet. You take me there and I can taste the reviving coffee. (My favorite drink) Janet


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