William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

The Canakin Clink Pub Song (From 'Othello') - Poem by William Shakespeare

And let me the canakin clink, clink;
And let me the canakin clink
A soldier's a man;
A life's but a span;
Why, then, let a soldier drink.

Topic(s) of this poem: drink

Form: Limerick


Comments about The Canakin Clink Pub Song (From 'Othello') by William Shakespeare

  • Vaibhav Simha (11/15/2017 11:21:00 AM)


    Fine, not so great. It is just a pretty average rhyme. Quite honest. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/12/2016 2:47:00 PM)


    Superb...........................10 (Report) Reply

  • Oluwatobi Moses (4/25/2015 7:40:00 AM)


    So we clink, clink and drink till we are full like brink.

    This' nice, Youre still my mentor, though your life the death tore
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 4, 2015



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