Subject: Re: Beer *this* Thursday
To: Lindgren, Jon <>
From: Bill Squier <>
List: regional-nyc
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