puisi tentang kopi dari @siadit

Posted on October 18, 2010

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1. Mari dimulai kultwit kopi: puisi ttg kopi. Disclaimer, puisinya berbahasa Inggris dgn pengantar Bahasa Indonesia (tentunyaaa..)

2. Joseph Esmenard, penulis La Martinique, memuji kisah kegigihan De Clieu dlm membawa tanaman kopi ke Carabia (kultwit 1:sejarah kopi).

3. Begini puisinya: “with that refreshing draught his life he will not cheer; But drop by drop revives that plant he holds more dear…”

4. “…Already as in dreams, he sees great branches grow. One look at his dear plant assuages all his woe”

5. Bgs Arab menganggap kopi sbg pemberian Allah. Sheik Abdal-Kader Anasari Djezeri Haubuli, melantunkan kekagumannya dlm lantun brkt:

6. “O Coffee! Thou dispel the cares od the great. Thou bring back those who wander from the path of knowledge…”

7. “… Coffee is the beverage of the people of God, and cordial of His servants who thirst for wisdom…”

8. “… Every care vanishes when the cup bearer present thee the delicious chalice. It will circulate fleetly through thy veins,…”

“…and will not rankle there. If thou doubt this, contemplate the youth and beauty of those who drink it…”

10. “…Coffee is the drink of God’s people; in it’s health… Whoever has seen the blissful chalice, will scorn the wine cup…”

11. “…Glorious drink! Thy color is the seal of purity, and reason proclaims it genuine. Drink with confidence…”

12. “… and regard not the rattle of fools, who condemn without foundation…l

13. Lord Byron, sastrawan abad Victoria, menuliskan puisi ttg kopi Turki “And Mecca’s berry, from Arabia pure…l

14. “…In small fine china cups, came in at last; Gold cups of filigree, made to secure the hand from burning, underneath them placed…”

15. “… Cloves, cinnamon, and saffron, too, were boiled up with the coffee, which I think, they spoiled.”

16. Balzac dalam karyanya Treatise on Modern Stimultans menggambarkan dampak kopi bagi kreatifitas: “The coffee falls into your stomach…”

17 “.. And straightaway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like battalions of the Grand Army on the battlefield when…l

18 “… When the battle takes place. Things remembered arrive at full gallop ensign to the wind” Honore de Balzac adl pengarang

19. Pangeran Talleyrand, seorang diplomat Perancis abad 17 melukiskan anthem terkenal ttg secangkir kopi yg ideal “Black as the devil…”

20.” … Hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.”

21. Napoleon Bonaparte juga gak mau kalah “Strong coffee, and plenty, awakens me. It gives me warmth, an unusual force,..”

22. “…a pain that is not without pleasure. I would rather suffer than be senseless.”

23. Terakhir, Bach, dlm Coffee Cantata, menceritakan pembangkangan seorang istri kepada Ayahnya, ketika dipaksa memilih kopi atau suami :

24. “Ah, how sweet coffee tastes- lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweater far than glasses of wine”

Demikian kultwit ttg kopi: kopi dlm puisi. Semoga menghibur. Terima kasih yg sudah RT🙂

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