The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

Photo by Elesban Landero Berriozábal on Unsplash

“Amore mio, have you your coffee ready, my sweet Matilda?”

“Oh yes, Antonio. Grazie grazie, my day can begin now. Oh, I love the Shalamar perfume. You spoil me, my friend.”

“It is nothing. You bring such joy to my heart. What plans have you for today, my Matilda?”

The coffee is perfect, as usual. It’s dark and rich in flavor, with none of the customary bitterness of American coffee. Matilda wonders, the reputation of Italian men is so

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Katie Michaelson

Katie Michaelson

I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.