A Drinking Song

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
I look at you, and I sigh.

by William Butler Yeats

Comments (3)

My quest is for greatness.....to affect humanity positively! Thanks for asking this thoughtful question! ! !
Fine words here Gary ones with great depth and meaning. I have read this poem three times and so many images apear brilliant cheers Syvie
Inspiring poem. Well structured. Meaningful message. I have also always believed that excellence is its own reward. Regards, Sandra Fowler