Read the following poem and answer the two questions that follow.

Sit, drink your coffee here; your work can wait awhile.
You're twenty-six, and still have some of life ahead.
No need for wit; just talk vacuities, and I'll
Reciprocate in kind, or laugh at you instead.

The world is too opaque, distressing and profound.
This twenty minutes' rendezvous will make my day:
To sit here in the sun, with grackles all around,
Staring with beady eyes, and you two feet away.

Question 45

Which of the following BEST captures the essence of the poem?


The poem is about pausing work and important conversations for a moment and enjoying another person’s company.

Since only option E aptly catches the essence of the poem,

The correct option is E.

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