They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream.
I understand that absinthe makes the tart grow fonder.
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I have forgot much, Cynara! Gone with the wind, Flung roses, roses, riotously with the throng, Dancing, to put thy pale, lost lilies out of mind; But I was desolate and sick of an old passion, Yea, all the time, because the dance was long: I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion.
They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,
Love and desire and hate:
I think they have no portion in us after
We pass the gate.
They are not long, the days of wine and roses;
Out of a misty dream
Our path emerges for a while, then closes
Within a dream.
|Birth:||2nd August, 1867|
|Death:||23rd February, 1900|
|Profession:||Novelist, Poet, Writer|
Ernest Christopher Dowson was born in Lee, London, UK. He was an English poet, novelist, and short-story writer. He published two novels in collaboration with Arthur Moore, A Comedy of Masks and Adrian Rome, and a book of short stories, Dilemmas, stories and studies in sentiment but his reputation rests on his poetry: Verses, the verse play The Pierrot of the Minute, and Decorations in Verse and Prose.
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