Alfred Edward Housman

(26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936 / Worcestershire)

Could Man Be Drunk Forever - Poem by Alfred Edward Housman

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.


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  • (2/2/2010 11:27:00 AM)


    i like this poem and a man cannot be sober... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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