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misterpolly commented on the word wine and roses
They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,Love and desire and hate:I think they have no portion in us afterWe pass the gate. They are not long, the days of wine and roses:Out of a misty dreamOur path emerges for a while, then closesWithin a dream. Ernest Dowson (1900) Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longamA classier version of "Beer and skittles"
January 31, 2008