Originally posted on Three by M.E./Rhymes of the Times:
I looked in the cupboard, and what did I see-
Just a bit, not a lot, of that stuff called coffee.
It was back in November of 1942-
When a rationing, of coffee, had to acrue.
Every five weeks, the allowance, of only one pound-
And, you can just imagine, how it did not make the round.
At the time, back then-
The grounds must have been used over and over again.
And, as time went by, what would eventually leak-
Is a new kind of coffee, that was really weak.
To spread it out, as far, as one could-
Learning to like weak coffee, as something good.
The rationing was eventually over, in July of 1943, and the nation did survive-
But, into a full flavored cup of coffee, they did immediately dive.
I looked in the cupboard, and what did I…
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