O coffee most matutinal and mighty!
O fortifying friend! O cup o' joe!
You strengthen and you waken sluggish brains!
O happy Saturday of indoor leisure!
Long morning at the keyboard, with a mug
Full of your dark mysterious potency!
O energizing java, you inspire
Poets across the continents and oceans
To sing your praise with strenuous hearty sounds!
Critics may counsel calmer beverages,
Elegant orange juice or Adam's ale,
But we find joy in you, O coffee bold!