Text: rejected, “[Lines on Ale],” formerly attributed to Poe, as written about July 10, 1848


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[[Lines on Ale]]

Fill with mingled cream and amber,

I will drain that glass again.

Such hilarious visions clamber

Through the chamber of my brain —

Quaintest thoughts — queerest fancies

Come to life and fade away;

What care I how time advances?

I am drinking ale today.


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Notes:

None.

 

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[S:1 - recalled, 1848 (1939)] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Works - Rejected - Lines on Ale