FineB

Tea at the Ritz

The table has been set for three,

I have a date at the Ritz for afternoon tea.

I enter a world of grandeur, gentility and charm.

Dressed in silk and pearls with my Chanel bag under my arm.

Gershwin plays on the piano as I sip tea, Moroccan mint flavoured,

 I engage with my best friend in witty conversation in this magical atmosphere  to be savoured.

There are sandwiches, scones wirh clotted cream and jam, and cakes that make your mouth water,

I sip my champagne as I merrily toast my best friend and her daughter.

Time can stand still in this incredible little world at the Ritz,

I wish I had drank tea there in the Roaring Twenties and its glitz.

Tea at the Ritz has no rival at all,

It's a favourite pastime of mine where I simply go and have a ball.

 

Comments7

  • BRIAN & ANGELA

    Good Evening Friend ~ Thanks for a very fine POEM ~ Love Rhyming Couplets ! Afternoon Tea @ the Ritz ~ Harrods ~ a local Hotel is always a memorable experience. Cakes ~ Scones ~ Sandwiches (sans crusts etc) ~ AWESOME. Thanks for sharing it with all of us. Please check my Poem ~ UTOPIA ~ Sonnet 2. Posting UTOPIA S3 tomorrow ~ OK Every BLESSING ~ BRIAN & ANGELA.

  • Michael Edwards

    It's a magic experience with real tea properly served - can we meet there sometime?

    • FineB

      Hi Michael,

      Hope all is well with you?

      Of course my Dear we can meet there sometime I will be wearing my best silk dress and pearls!

      Keep writing
      FineB

      • Michael Edwards

        I shall have my silver topped cane, silk tie and overflowing pocket handkerchief don't you know.

      • Goldfinch60

        There is something special about teatime. May I join you and Michael as well.

        • FineB

          Hi Goldfinch60.

          Of course you are welcome.

          The more the merrier.

          Top hat or twin set and pearls dress code.

          Keep writing
          FineB

        • orchidee

          I would come along too, but they would chuck me out for adding water to the whisky - or other spirits! lol. And - a birthday treat? Happy Birthday wishes today Fine!

        • FineB

          Hi Orchidee.

          Many thanks for the birthday wishes.

          Keep writing
          FineB

        • Neville

          sounds heavenly.... just love scones jam & clotted cream...... N

        • FineB

          Hi Neville,

          Glad you liked the poem?

          How do you take your tea - Lapsangsouchong, Earl Grey or Darjeeling?

          Keep writing FineB



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