Subject: Re: Beer *this* Thursday
To: Lindgren, Jon <Jon.Lindgren@gs.com>
From: Bill Squier <email@example.com>
Date: 01/05/2006 15:27:49
On Jan 5, 2006, at 3:16 PM, Lindgren, Jon wrote:
>> But it was good scotch.
> That it was. In fact, that bottle inspired a quick poem - the 3rd
> in the
> masterpiece "The Wasted Land":
> "Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight drunk,
> Forgot the bucket of ice, and the chaser beer
> And the glass of water.
> A current of booze
> Picked his bones in whispers. As he drank in cheer
> He passed the stages of his age and youth
> Entering the whirlpool.
> Gentile or Jew
> O you who turn the bottle cap and look to drunkard,
> Consider Phlebas, who was once handsome and sober as you."
> Seeing as I won't be showing up tonight, I must ask who is showing
> up next
> Thurs. You showing up next Thursday, wps?
Yes. As is firstname.lastname@example.org.