The Coffee Pot
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The Coffee Pot

Breakfast Blues

100 Word Story

The cat strutted from one end of the room to the other in her usual morning manner, an hour before the alarm would be going off. He woke up, hearing her meows, pleas for attention, for food.

“It’s too early,” he said, his voice groggy. “You’ll have to wait a bit longer.”

The pleas continued and he went in and out of sleep, flying and falling over and over. An…



Short stories and works by Dan Leicht.

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Dan Leicht

Fiction writer. Coffee enthusiast. Writer of romance, mystery, and humor. The Centennial Courtship out now. Newsletter at