David Whalen

Gold Star - 6,231 Points (Covington Kentucky)

Recipe For Scotch Whiskey - Poem by David Whalen

Start with cold, fringed beaches,
Laced with Smoke and fog.
In a cauldron.
Add Cliffs and caverns
With just a dash
of Monuments of mystery.
Blend in the breath
Of Ancient peat bog.
Add then a dollop
Of flavor of brine,
To Malt barley
And yeast,
blessed by a priest.
Finally meld in together
In a vast vessel of copper,
The Smell of salt air and tears
Bottle in layers of old Celtic prayers.
Then sit back and wait
For a number of years

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 8, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 9, 2011

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