Every Monday morning I post a guest poem on my main blog, and this week’s was by Jim Scott.
A Dark Caribbean Rum
You can talk of the finest clarets, or the best of the Cotes du Rhone,
Sing praise to the vines that produce the great wines
Such as Burgundy, Bordeaux or Beaune.
When all’s said and done there is only the one
That counts when the evening has come
With need to unwind and relax the old mind,
………. That’s dark Caribbean rum.
There’s merit in most of the scotches, and vodka is well worth a try.
And no need to pass if you’re offered a glass
Filled with gin or with bourbon or rye.
But when someone asks for what’s best from the casks
And says they would like to have some,
It’s better than…
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