Treasure Island

Ogden Nash

(August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971 / New York / United States)

A Drink With Something In It


There is something about a Martini,
A tingle remarkably pleasant;
A yellow, a mellow Martini;
I wish I had one at present.
There is something about a Martini,
Ere the dining and dancing begin,
And to tell you the truth,
It is not the vermouth--
I think that perhaps it's the gin.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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  • Ruby Honeytip (11/20/2012 3:00:00 PM)

    I love it! I shall learn this by heart whilst drinking French Martinis. Even if I have to drink seven of them...so be it! Hmmmm where's my Gin? There it is on my bedside table....off I go lol: -) (Report) Reply

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