Tuesday, November 2, 2010

One Shot Wednesday...The Green Fairy!




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Tincture of Anise
Fragrance of Fennel
The Wormwood Illusion...
Inspires Brilliance
Creates an Edge
Changes the Spectrum to a single Color!
Slowly the Sirenesque Echoes draw you in.
Dancing through your veins
Seducing your brain
Reality strained
Finally..... The silent refrain.
La Fe'e Verte...La Fe'e Verte...La Fe'e Verte....
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Banned for import since 1895.
One can now purchase Absinthe legally in the US.
The active drug in the herb Wormwood called Thujone,
was thought to induce hallucinations, and eventually Drain Bammage!
A customer knew of my fascination with the beveridge,
And laid this bottle on me today...
Just what I need!!!
Do you have any poetry or prose laying around and it happens to be Wednesday?
Post it on your blog, then go tell the very talented crew at...

32 comments:

Brian Miller said...

um may want to hold off on that drink g...at least write us one more 55 first...smiles.

moondustwriter said...

I'd hate to have bammage to my drain.
Hope you didn't drink too much of that stuff

a green One Shot

Moonie smiles

Me said...

Loved your poem this week, G. Kind of gave me chills, with that chant at the end, sort of sinister feel to it...deliciously dangerous!

I've never tried this bevvie, myself. A hallucinogenic substance or three might be lurking in my past, but I'm strictly a beer and wine girl these days...

Have a drink for me, okay? :)
-C

Dianne said...

wonderful poem, burly biker dude!
you in a flight of fantasy!
Fab Di

Caty said...

loved the poem, smiling again with this visit, but it sounds like trouble is brewing for someone :)

dustus said...

Makes a great holiday gift for that hard-to-shop-for relative.

Serena said...

Looks pretty, but I think I'll give that beverage a pass. My brain's already endangered.:)

Millie said...

Now I know why the goats like to eat my wormwood plant! What an excellent ode!

Mine is here. http://razzamadazzle.wordpress.com/2010/11/02/silent-night/

lime said...

oh sweet fancy moses.....what could this lead you to cook up?

Glynn said...

The beginning made me think of the witches of Endor; by the end I was at the Old Absinthe House bar in New Orleans. Quite a tour,t his one is. Good poem.

Someone Is Special said...

lovely poem, lovely drink..

--Someone Is Special--

MorningAJ said...

It's gorgeous... I once knew someone who distilled his own (yes - I know that's illegal but I was young and stupid back then) It always made me giggle when I drank it.

You ARE going to go through the full ceremony with the sugar and the slotted spoon and all that, aren't you?

Dulce said...

Oh man!
I hope you will not swallow much of that... We need your Thursday Portrait and write the FFF on Friday, so take care, and drink it after that!
:)
LOL
Great one- you!

the walking man said...

Remember put a screen and sugar cubes in it before you pour. and don't drink until you feel like Edgar Allen Poe.

izzy said...

Green huh? Yikes I think I recall that stuff from somewhere in my past- the
'Bammage and drain' was great...
rollicking good in fact!

clean and crazy said...

wow, what an awesome gift!! only fitting it should be given to such an amazing poet as yourself. what tales you will tell if ever you decide to drink this!!

Akelamalu said...

Just remember - drink it in moderation ;)

Eric Alder said...

I'll take that bottle off your hands, G-Man... just so you can avoid the temptation, of course!

Another nifty One Shot... see ya Friday!

Pete Marshall said...

and boy did it kill a lot of people!! great write...enjoyed this..cheers pete

Shashi said...

Very interesting verse... I loved the way, you worked out Drain bammage... Good one. I liked it a lot.

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Carrie Burtt said...

A lovely brew of a poem here G-man....:-)

Claudia said...

nice customers you have :=)
if i drink enough of my red wine it will start to dance through my veins as well...smiles..happy one shot galen!

Monkey Man said...

Enjoy. Never tasted the stuff and most likely never will. Throw one back for me.

PattiKen said...

Oh, nice one, Galen. So, is it true? Did you try it? Does it really taste like licorice? I see a post coming...

"G-Man, Under the Influence" - Can't wait!

Eric Alder said...

We'll be watching for an absinthe-soaked 55 on Friday, G-Man!

(Hey, that gives me an idea...)

secret agent woman said...

Why in God's name would a dangerous drug be re-introduced?

Sarah said...

<3

Oh yeah.

Chris said...

Ah, Absinthe. For when someone wants to take it up just another little notch. Great poem and a great drink introduction--take it easy on that stuff. That wormwood can bring about some odd experiences.

kkrige said...

yuck, I have drank a fair share of alcolollic bevvies in my time, but this one is NOT on my list. Enjoy!

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Shadow said...

mmmm, i've only ever drunk this once in my life, mean stuff that!

gautami tripathy said...

Not a drinker but liked your poem!

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