I been sittin' in the corner for a spell,
just sippin' ice tea made in the sunnin' jar.
Its nice to see people wander in --
never in a hurry like in them coffee places;
knowing that tea takes time to brew.
Infusion is the rightful name, you understand --
any temperature water 'ceptin' boiling,
less you destroy the magic blending
of birthing water and nature's leaf or herb.
It takes a bit of time and caring to do it right.
Nope -- most people only have time for a
wham-bam sweezed crazy expresso --
than a dash back to work so they can afford
to buy the stuff -- and get all frenzied up
and need another cup of coffee all too soon.
Now tea folk have a better way of mixing pleasures --
take time to relax and meet friends old and new,
and infuse a bit of spirit and soul into conversation;
or just watchin' and thinkin' and plannin',
so that the days work will get done on time for sure.