A Drunkard cannot meet a Cork
Without a Revery —
And so encountering a Fly
This January Day
Jamaicas of Remembrance stir
That send me reeling in —
The moderate drinker of Delight
Does not deserve the spring —
Of juleps, part are the Jug
And more are in the joy —
Your connoisseur in Liquours
Consults the Bumble Bee —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem A Drunkard cannot meet a Cork

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