This started as a response to poetry 201 challenge: Elegy. We had to write a poem on loss and longing and well, writing this right now was a real experience.
The word “coffee” in the first line is important because our theme was “flavors”. And our poetic device was “enumeratio” which basically means constructing a list. So the last three lines of the fourth stanza have a specific purpose too. And okay, hi.