Wine - Poem by JAMES ROBERTS

What is it that a Vintner buys that’s worth one third of that which they sell

Omar Khyam


Straw coloured wine
Strawberry coloured wine
Wine - Bulls blood filled Goblet
Overflowing Lazily poured
Challis overfilled
Brimming with redemption
Last supper
Broken lover wine
I have drank them all

Lascivious velvet wine
Autumn tied
Dew filled
Talking like a sophist
Type of wine.
From recipe found in
Christ’s very own Sepulchre
(not to be taken with water)
Wooden Goblet wine

Wine with a Caiphus Kiss
Inducing me to see
The curve of your hips magnified in
The crystal glass
And feel again
Youthful desire
Only to bring false promise
As I choose another glass
And so betray you

Comments about Wine by JAMES ROBERTS

  • Original Unknown Girl (2/16/2009 5:44:00 AM)

    Interesting topic - just written a poem myself with wine in it, though nothing quite so grandiose as this one. Eloquent wording - enjoyed the wit enveloped within. HG: -) xx (Report)Reply

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  • Fay SlimmFay Slimm (12/4/2008 8:05:00 AM)

    This is a well metred, well worded verse - chosen phrases, and inserted at just the right places. Jim this reads so well aloud......10 + + from Fay. (Report)Reply

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  • Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (11/10/2008 10:28:00 AM)

    Variety is the spice of life and there are so many wines to choose from.In wine there is the truth --such a magically potent drink....a ten from me...as I pour a glass and toast you. (Report)Reply

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  • Lynda Robson (10/2/2008 11:26:00 AM)

    A veritable cellar James, great poem, well written too,
    10 for this
    Lynda xx

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 2, 2008

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