Thursday, February 02, 2006

Oh! I’ll just say it like it is...

I’m not a native of these parts
But my kind and your kind,
Go back a long, long time
So in a way, it was a reunion
Creating perfect music, flawless rhyme.

I am an acquired taste they say
But you took to me like a fish to water
Soaking your soul in my sweetness
For you, it was love from the beginning
Your eyes and waiting lips,
Have time and over, confessed.

Like making love while still half asleep
Morning rays flooding the boards
Things enjoyed first thing in the morning
Are special enough for their very own odes
To some I am bitter, to some a vice
I come hand-picked and roasted nice
I’m Peet’s Sierra Dorada, a signature blend
Displaced once a while by whatever’s the trend
But for Gabby I will simply remain
A brew invented to keep her man sane
Screwing with Mr.G’s coffee, to simply state
Is like playing with fire or tempting fate!!!


Anonymous Ashok said...

ROTFL, HA, HA! Good job Gratis, good job.

1:39 PM  
Blogger alpha said...

this was a masterpiece!

1:54 PM  
Anonymous Somedude said...

Very nice... A man's morning tea/coffee is not to be trifled with.

2:32 PM  
Anonymous Zoheb said...

Oye, apni Gabby to form me hai!!

3:08 PM  
Blogger anantha said...

YA baby yaaa.. never mess with a Tam's morning coffee!

4:30 PM  
Blogger VC said...

Found this out the hard way, did we!!!!

4:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh boy, I was really thinking you were getting all hot and mushy what with your current state! *GRIN*

I hope I didn't embarrass you.

5:08 PM  
Anonymous Ash said...

Hehe, great one there, GAbby :)

5:30 PM  
Blogger Zeppelin said...

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5:54 PM  
Blogger Zeppelin said...

rock 'n' roll.. in and out eh ? ;)

nice one..

5:56 PM  
Blogger Lost-n-Found said...

my my read it n number of times n m laffing my head off.
really worth it.

10:46 PM  
Blogger Prerona said...

:) nice!

11:41 AM  
Anonymous vs said...

priceless!! :)
mr. G has a good taste in coffee :) .. that’s one of my favorite blend too ( though the decaf sucks pretty bad… but then all decafs do).

11:50 AM  
Blogger Parna said...

you got me started on a different track :p


2:17 PM  
Blogger Peg said...

And it is always a good book I like with my coffee!! Good place to come!! :-0}

1:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thats a nice poem, but the rhyming doesnt seem to follow any form. though there is no rule that says you should follow any rhyming rules, it is a little distracting as the flow gets disturbed by the on and off rhyme.

the content however is good. I know most of us write here for fun and it is a pain to take rules and theories of form and structure into consideration, these in the end are what differentiate a good poem from an average one.

good luck.

5:33 PM  
Blogger Mint Chutney said...

That was great.

Even for us non-coffee drinkers

5:56 PM  
Blogger Pallavi said...

An acquired taste it is then... :)

4:03 AM  
Blogger KJ said...

well written, Gabby, even for a non kaapi drinker like me....


2:54 AM  
Anonymous karan said...

yaaayy! gabby is back! gabby is back!
(and i'm up and awake)
the last 3 posts were great...u just keep getting better :)

12:43 AM  
Blogger Twilight Fairy said...

eh, how come anti isnt the first to comment? :)

Rhymes galore! on mine too :p :)... though not of this variety..

7:37 AM  
Blogger Sudipta Chatterjee said...

Nice poem, gratisgab.. and it feels really good to see you back.

And yes, coffee in any form is always welcome at the start of the day.

9:59 AM  
Blogger anantha said...

TF: Did I hear you refer to me? Huh? Or are you wondering why I wasn't the one to commment first on *your* rhyme? Btw, let me go and see first :p

2:11 PM  
Blogger Twilight Fairy said...

anti.. you are almost always the first one to comment *here*.. as for my rants.. I doubt if you had ever read them before this.. :p

11:09 PM  
Blogger manuscrypts said...

spelling the beans? :)

5:57 AM  
Blogger AmitL said...

Heh heh,that's a nice poem..u're really a 'poetic 'post'ess these days.:)

7:51 PM  
Blogger Khushee said...


4:36 PM  
Blogger phatichar said...

I like this 'storm' in a coffee cup, but hey gabs, where art thou? 'ts been a long time don'tcha think? (well, looky who's talkin') ;)

8:08 PM  
Blogger Arunima said...

And I thought it was a Valentine's post.

4:30 AM  
Blogger Peg said...

Just popped over to see how you are! Not much longer and am becoming apprehensive! (Don't you just love it when others say that!)
Hope all is well, am praying for you and the little fella!

8:37 AM  
Blogger Zeppelin said...

yo ! hows it going Gabby ! just a courtesy call... :) take care and Good Luck !


12:05 PM  
Anonymous Jalena said...

Wow ! Nice Poem Gabby !
All the Best with the kid thing...:-)

1:17 PM  
Blogger Swathi said...

that was too gud, so whenz the baby coming 'round???

8:21 AM  
Blogger Fitèna said...

mmmm, that's a good one! i didn't expect none less from a blognamesake!


3:36 AM  
Blogger Peg said...

Hey!! ITs March, what's up? Need to know, how are you doing? Any news yet!!??
Say SOMETHING...!!!!

4:44 PM  
Blogger KJ said...


u were due in march? any news as yet?

let us know asap...


3:10 AM  
Blogger GratisGab said...


Nothing happening yet...Just waiting, waiting...I'm due in the later half of the month...

I promise to keep you all updated!!!


7:19 PM  
Blogger Twilight Fairy said...

watsup gabs? u are gonna get an arien like me :)

1:47 AM  
Blogger Peg said...

Okay, I feel better now...can't wait, can't wait, can't wait, can't wait, can't wait, can't wait!!!! ;-0}

2:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yipeee!! an arien like me!!!


waitin ....


2:33 AM  
Blogger visithra said...

how are u doing;) later half of march??? awww i cant wait ;))) take care n god bless

2:56 AM  
Blogger KJ said...




10:45 PM  
Blogger :-) said...

Hi Mom. How is it going? Is everything cool? Just wanted to say Hi.

5:08 PM  
Blogger Huma said...

Hi Gratis.
whats the news. ya were due at the end of last month. please update us.
Give love to the little angle

12:46 PM  
Blogger GratisGab said...




3:18 PM  
Blogger ?! said...

Mush glad.

Will await updates :)

8:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats to you and Mr. Gabby :) we eagerly await more updates

- a frequenter

5:44 AM  
Blogger anantha said...

Whoa Gabby....Congrats :) And we emailed too... we lost your ph number :(

9:49 AM  
Blogger phatichar said...

Hey...congrats, mommy!! :) waiting eagerly for updates on junior..

9:47 PM  
Blogger visithra said...

Congrats to you and Mr. Gabby :) cant wait to read more

10:46 PM  
Blogger B o o said...

Congrats Gab! Hope alls well! :)

5:55 AM  
Blogger KJ said...

congrats mommy n daddy....

waiting for updates...


lotsa loves from KJ n Di

2:18 PM  
Blogger Rhyncus said...

Hope you guys are having fun.

11:49 PM  
Blogger Peg said...

OOOH OOOOOH OOOH<,,,,,A little boy!!! Okay, name? unless I missed that and yepper do dah...give details!!! ANd a big congratulations to all of you!!
Too neat!!! :-0}

6:51 PM  
Blogger Huma said...

Welcome Aboard Gratis.
so happy to know that everything went smooth at ur end.
God bless all ur family specially this new addition.
waiting for more updates but no pressure. we all been there ;) take ur time.

1:53 PM  
Anonymous karan said...

congrats gabby!! awaiting updates! give all the deserved attention to the new-born baby, but don't let the first-born feel left out either :)

9:57 PM  
Blogger alpha said...

gabby ji, apne first-born ko kahan chupa ke rakha tha abhi tak? oh errm..looks like karan was talking about your blog. oh well, we were hoping for scandal as usual.

baby gabby ko aunty ki taraf se kishy wishy. paal poske use ek honhaar khoobsoorat nau jawaan would-be-not-yet-in-the-works daughter will settle for no less.

2:36 PM  
Blogger Rash said...

wow!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats. Loads of love to the little one :)

And are you rocking, mommy?

9:47 AM  
Blogger Peeyush said...

seems like the little one is keeping you busy :)

also, check this out - back again :)

5:07 PM  
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