Based on “Nighthawks”


Photo Credit: The Vs, Studio Blog


Created by Edward Hopper

Art Institute of Chicago



Coffee left sitting,

Hours on end,

Like an obedient dog

Waiting for his master

To arrive home,

But his master won’t come.

He traded his coffee for whiskey

And visits her, every hour, every day,

Every week

Until he never comes back,

And the coffee is dumped.