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It was a small cafe,
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the sign that hung outside
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appeared wider than the
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shoppe itself.
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The logo was a purple monkey
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with a large cup of coffee in his hand
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caption "Worlds Grapest Coffee".
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Once inside the first thing you notice
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is the place smells like brewed heaven,
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not like those fru-fru places with all their
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exotic flavors, this was just good ole
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coffee aroma, it was thick in the air
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and delicious to the nose.
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As far as the ambiance,
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there wasn't one,
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no pretension here.
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The wooden floor was old,
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worn and uneven, It almost felt like
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you were standing on the deck
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of a small boat in the midst of a storm,
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if you didn't know better, you would
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swear the tables and chairs could
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come sliding your way at any moment.
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The counter looked like it was installed
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in the 70s, it had a blue gray formica top
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with tiny speckles.
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The woman who took my order
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had these remarkable eyes, they were
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sea green, I was taken aback immediately
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when I saw them,
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she was wearing a white button up
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blouse with a black apron wrapped around
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her waist, the kind with a pouch in the front.
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Short and slim with long, dark, silky,
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chestnut brown hair, her smile was one
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of those contagious kinds. I wouldn't say
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model beautiful, but sure not hard
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on these old eyes.
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When asking for my order, her voice
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wasn't as high pitched as I imagined it would be.
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It had a smokey jazzy feel to it, for me that
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just upped her beauty level to a ten.
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I ordered a regular coffee black, two sugars,
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felt my order should match the throw back
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feeling of the place.
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7 Jul 17

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ah. reads like one of those professional reviewers reviewing an amazon product. think the product here is 'cafe', but it might be 'contagious' and for listerine.
 — cadmium

It's prose.
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it is. and, the line breaks are kind of a handicap ramp for writing paragraphs when the form is too high up the writing scale. i understand that, and used those ramps many times when i was starting out.
 — cadmium

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