“Good. Coffee is good for you. It’s the caffeine in it. Caffeine, we are here. Caffeine puts a man on her horse and a woman in his grave.”
So says Ernest Hemingway’s character Bill Gorton in The Sun Also Rises. Indeed, Hemingway, indeed. Coffee, it is the caffeine. But it’s not just that.
Of all the drugs to hook writers, it’s coffee that’s probably been the most common and most prominent (and, yes, probably the most good for you).
© 2014 Bryce T Bauer