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A Poem for a Cup of Coffee

Posted in Poetry by Solveig Hansen on 2015/03/21

Pay for your coffee with a poemOn this World Poetry Day, Julius Meinl, an Austrian coffee company, turns poems into currency. Guests in coffee shops all over the world are invited to pay for their coffee with a poem.
#PayWithAPoem #WorldPoetryDay #PoetryDay

My coffee poem:


You bring me coffee
I bake you cake
I eat your coffee
You drink my cake
Then we practice
the art of conversation

By Zol H, 2013

See also:
Guardian: “What is a poem worth? As authors around the world despair of making a living, a company based in Vienna has finally come up with a definitive answer: one cup of coffee.”

‘Pay With a Poem’ and Four More Ways to Celebrate World Poetry Day

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