A Haiku or Two, on Bourbon

October 18, 2014

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Apple Peel Bourbon


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things i’d rather drink:
rosé, tequila, rum, gin,
dirty street water.


We'd drink it, mixed with
ginger, in red cups. "Game Day"
was just an excuse.

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Written by: Marian Bull



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Beantown C. October 19, 2014
Bourbon red cherry
Fragrant memory of Nana
Classic Manhattan!
strategydiva October 19, 2014
wintry Manhattan
legacy from my mother
southern belle turned yank
Sauertea October 19, 2014
Slice of orange
Fall old fashioned time now
Sip sunset slowly
AntoniaJames October 19, 2014
Improve your ganache:
add 1 T. of bourbon per
1 T. of butter.
AntoniaJames October 19, 2014
Harmonizing blue-
grass, I drink good bourbon and
make awesome "Mean Beans."
AntoniaJames October 19, 2014

Good bourbon whiskey
soaks the fruit and wrapping cloth
for Mother's best cake.
AntoniaJames October 19, 2014
My dear, don't you dare
put dill pickle juice in my
good Irish whiskey.
mrslarkin October 18, 2014
I ain’t gonna use
my good hooch in Marian’s
Apple Peel Bourbon.
Gina A. October 18, 2014
The Maker made his Mark, warmed my heart in the Big Apple, Manhattan from the very start.
mrslarkin October 18, 2014
Oh! Bourbon, so sweet.
Stirred into 10x makes a
mighty fine icing.
The J. October 18, 2014
What ever season,
winter, spring, summer, or fall,
bourbon suits them all.
AntoniaJames October 18, 2014
Two fingers, neat, in
crystal, at day's end; gold leaves,
Glover Park, below.
AntoniaJames October 18, 2014
Bourbon and branch, moonshine
in fruit punch, law school parties
in the Commonwealth.
Chantal G. October 18, 2014
He taught me to be bourbon-y..whiskey too maybe....c'est apres midi