Born in Taiwan in the 1980s
A unique-looking beverage
That both refreshes and delights
An invigorating and ever-so-quirky snack
Hot or cold
Bitter or sweet,
A rainbow spectrum of colours, flavours, and toppings
From the chewy tapioca balls
To fruit jelly and popping boba
The choice is yours.
I enter the shop,
A sweet scent envelops me
I order a classic milk tea.
The cup arrives
I see the black, white, and transparent pearls
Swirling in the velvety brown tea.
I take a sip
It’s a taste so familiar
That it feels like home.
Up come the bubbles
Through the straw
And smooth milk tea.
If you’ve never tried bubble tea,
Among all the flavours
There is a perfect match for everyone
Which one is yours?
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