poet Alfred Edward Housman

Alfred Edward Housman

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Could Man Be Drunk Forever

Could man be drunk for ever
With liquor, love, or fights,
Lief should I rouse at morning
And lief lie down of nights.

But men at whiles are sober
And think by fits and starts,
And if they think, they fasten
Their hands upon their hearts.

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Andile Melodius (2/2/2010 11:27:00 AM)

    i like this poem and a man cannot be sober...

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