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Ode To Wine

Rating: 3.1

Day-colored wine,
night-colored wine,
wine with purple feet
or wine with topaz blood,
wine,
starry child
of earth,
wine, smooth
as a golden sword,
soft

as lascivious velvet,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
John Tiong Chunghoo 04 July 2006

the poem flows like a glass of wine to its very last dropp and mersmerising. good workpablo. keep it up.

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Cameron 03 December 2018

Very long. Writes alot of different random thoughts about wine.

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DM Wallace 07 May 2018

This poem saves me from 25 years of selling wine as a wholesaler, when I was, I am, really a poet who drinks in the beauty that is even now, still renewed within me, that blesses me, and releases me from the mundane work of commerce with no Love inside!

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Henry 22 February 2018

You know he's dead right?

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Brian Jani 27 April 2014

Very nice layout of words

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Kentucky Refugee 06 January 2008

Neruda has such a unique ability to infuse the everyday with an almost ritual-like sacredness. This poem evokes all of the richness of earth's abundance and reminds us that our food and drink are the distilled essences of the goodness of life.

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