William Butler Yeats

(13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland)

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A Drinking Song


WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
I look at you, and I sigh.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2001
Edited: Tuesday, May 15, 2001

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