Elsewhere in the Coffeehouse

Behind the bankers praising gains,
  a critic picking at his stew,
    and theorists thrashing formulas,

a former waitress sips her chai
   then calmly writes new verses which
      will save a life someday.

Elsewhere in the Coffeehouse © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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6 lines (prompt limit).  Image inspiration (person typing on a laptop computer in a cafe) challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2791046-MAX-6-lines---PHOTO-is-prompt
Submitted: October 23, 2021

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