William Butler Yeats

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

Drinking Song - Poem by William Butler Yeats

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.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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