The Wine of Love

James Thomson (B.V.)
The wine of Love is music,
   And the feast of Love is song:
And when Love sits down to the banquet,
   Love sits long:

Sits long and ariseth drunken,
   But not with the feast and the wine;
He reeleth with his own heart,
   That great rich Vine.

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Poet James Thomson (B.V.)

Subjects Love, Romantic Love

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SUBJECT Love, Romantic Love

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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