Thomas Love Peacock

(1785 - 1866 / England)

Life's Uncertain Day - Poem by Thomas Love Peacock

The briefest part of life's uncertain day,
Youth's lovely blossom, hastes to swift decay:
While love, wine, song, enhance our gayest mood
Old age creeps on, nor thought, nor understood.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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