Coffee cup

It took me just a second

to stop and watch them play.

My coffee cup felt grown up

when the ball bounced toward my feet.

I didn’t mean to smile at them.

My eyes did, though. And big

Then I carried on inside.

They won’t be there when I go out.

They’re like my coffee cup.

Author: William Hennessy

Co-founder of St. Louis Tea Party Coalition and Nationwide Chicago Tea Party Persuasive design expert Latest book: Turning On Trump: An Evolution (2016) Author of The Conservative Manifest (1993), Zen Conservatism (2009), Weaving the Roots (2011), and Fight to Evolve (2016) I believe every person deserves the dignity of meaningful work as the only path to human flourishing.