The sun shades the sidewalk,
gently warms our tables.
A bowl of chocolate lingers,
cools, intensifies as it thickens.
Donna’s churning BLACK SESAME ICE CREAM.
Yasamin’s painting turtles for TURTLE TRIOS.
Rachel’s photographing her latest CANDY BAR.
Rich is putting NICARAGUAN HEIRLOOM cacao
into the grinder for a new batch of chocolate.
Customers enjoy MALLORCAS and
CHOCOLATE ESPRESSOS today.
It’s sunny and cool; a pretty afternoon.
Rachel says, “Terry, you can place your order now.”