Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Barrel of Ruby Red Wine


Did you ever see a barrel of wine
With the ruby red liquid trickling down?
Just the thought of the delicious taste
Brings a smile instead of a frown

This wonderful wine is stored carefully
You can almost taste it on your tongue
It’s really tremendously exciting
To see what sweet grapes have become

But if you’ve made another choice
Well, sometimes it’s kind of hard
But now you know and can plainly see
It’s a treasure right from a vineyard!

Submitted: Saturday, May 19, 2007
Edited: Sunday, February 27, 2011

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  • Michael Gale (1/19/2010 6:03:00 PM)

    Nice poem Marilyn: There is nothing worse than a wino's hangover, but alas I quit drinking at least five years ago. Stomach problems, and Gerd or heartburn, can make drinking a miserable bed fellow dont ya know. I used to like red wine. God bless us all-MJG. (Report) Reply

  • Moonbee Canady (10/1/2009 11:37:00 PM)

    Loved this Poem, Marilyn... It was Nice to See Another Poet's Perspective on The Drink... It Caught my eye, because I wrote a Poem called: Red Sparkling Wine... I Posted it right after I read this poem... Hope you like it as much as I enjoyed yours...Great Write ... MoonBee (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (6/13/2009 6:10:00 AM)

    dear Marilyn
    very nice poem

    writing about things you enjoy and love is so much more fun

    great
    cheers (Report) Reply

  • Bob Blackwell (11/21/2008 10:34:00 PM)

    Red has more color, more flavour, more aromour yes you can smell the fruit and nuts. Bob (Report) Reply

  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (9/10/2008 8:16:00 AM)

    Good morning again friend. This is a delicious poetic experience, I enjoyed it and you made one able to taste the wine. Good read. Loyd (Report) Reply

  • David Desantis (4/22/2008 9:53:00 AM)

    Is it wrong to now want to indulge in a huge glass of wine! ! ! ? ! ? Great descriptions, and great poem, your a very talented poet. (Report) Reply

  • Janri Gogeshvili (1/28/2008 7:51:00 AM)

    Yes, it is fine …
    You have truly felt transformation of ripe grapes and 'fantastic' taste of wine … (Report) Reply

  • Raul Castelan (6/8/2007 7:40:00 AM)

    You have artistry in this one. It's like you are painting a picture for all to remember. (Report) Reply

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