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#1 ShaiHulud

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 12:46 PM

An Ode to 2005/2006 New Years WS Event

It called out to me, the Emerald City's refrain
like dark lines poetic from Rimbaud or Verlain.

First time meetings with old friends, ironic tis true
but hale and well met over fine Suisse LaBlue.

There were splendid HG's rife with wormwood's strong bite
no Czech anus swill, no sugar alight.

The New Year was born full of promise and hope
though already I face that with which I must cope.

I can't seem to shake or mentally shelf
the image of that chick abusing herself.
Litany against fear of Absinthe - I must not fear Absinthe. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my Absinthe. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the Absinthe has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

#2 Gwydion Stone

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 01:04 PM

:laf: :laf: :laf:

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#3 Absomphe

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 03:16 PM

Grate, Shai...

Almost makes me wish I'd shown! :cheers:

Yes, I'm Krinkles the Clown on an absinthe a beer bender.

You got a problem with that?


#4 G&C

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 04:02 PM

:cheers:

#5 Wrayalien

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 04:43 PM

:drunk:
Don't listen to those who would water down ahhh burn up the true history of absinthe, rather research the facts to determine the significance of the Green Fairy. Those who can't do it themselves, get their kicks trying to undermine those who can.

#6 Oscar

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Posted 01 February 2006 - 08:14 PM

Prude. :harhar:
"Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal."

#7 GrayWolf

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Posted 02 February 2006 - 11:46 AM

... ? +
Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least its the scenic route.

#8 Auguru

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Posted 02 February 2006 - 05:37 PM

Clearly photos were withheld...
"If I can't drink, I don't want to be in your revolution ..."
-- Emma Goldman

"Beneath the stars there are the bars that serve the bitter drink..."
-- Be Bop Deluxe ("Life in the Air Age" from the "Sunburst Finish" album)

#9 TheGreenOne

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Posted 26 June 2006 - 01:23 PM

Absinthe poetry

#10 Wild Bill Turkey

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Posted 26 June 2006 - 07:40 PM

¡¡ Hear Hear !!
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#11 Falstaff

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 06:53 PM

Does anyone know of any British poets known to drink absinthe?

#12 Zman (Marc Bernhard)

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 08:03 PM

Ernest Dowson.

If you don't like anise at all, you're not likely to care for any decent absinthe, as absinthe is an anise flavored drink. It's kind of like asking if there are any good beers that don't taste like hops or malt.----Hiram

Marc Bernhard, owner and Master Distiller of Pacific Distillery LLC
Maker of Pacifique Absinthe and Voyager Single Batch Distilled Gin
Woodinville, WA, USA
www.pacificdistillery.com


#13 pierreverte

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 07:31 AM

Oscar Wilde, Aleister Crowley

Edited by pierreverte, 30 May 2012 - 07:33 AM.

Absinthe is always greener in the other glass.™

#14 greenferri'

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Posted 02 July 2012 - 06:20 PM

I'm seeing mirages;
Pools of absinthe,
with floating sugar cubes within,
trees made of absinthe spoons surounding them,
Green Ferri is louching all about
I'm seeing mirages, you should never doubt.
:cheers:


*this is a true story. Induced by the 100 degree heat today.

#15 JustinLamb

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 06:15 PM

The night is young
and full of rest

I can't describe
the way she's dressed

She'll pander to some
strange requests

Anything that you suggest-
Anything to please her guest

JDM

forget and allow.



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