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“Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims
Ancient Japanese poetry master, Issa thought matcha was so important that he wrote several haiku about green tea. Here’s a favorite:
The tea smoke
and the willow
Teas, whether Japanese matcha or English breakfast, evoke an air of sophisticated simplicity. Tea seems to create space. A cuppa, as the English say, promotes permission...