Poetry: Château Margaux by Francis Saltus Saltus

Poetry and the consumption of alcohol usually go hand in hand. And the American poet Francis Saltus Saltus was a perfect example of that theory. The born New Yorker was a big fan of booze and even started his own drinking posse, that would gather at Billy Moulds’ bar in Manhattan’s University Place. Saltus and his…

Poetry: Booze by Danny Mell

It’s been a while since we last had some poetry on Lords of the Drinks. Following in the footsteps of Charles Baudelaire and Emily Dickinson, we give you Danny Mell. He sent us a lovely poem  called booze,cfor which we are very grateful. Let this be a reminder to all creative minds out there. We…

Poetry: In the Tavern by Hristo Botev

It’s been a while since we had some cultural stuff on this blog, so it’s high time for a poem. This one is from a man that we hope to present to you soon in our section of great drunks in world history. Hristo Botev was a Bulgarian freedom fighter in the 19th century as…

Poetry about Alcohol and Drinking

Little more than a week ago we started the Drunk Poetry Challenge since we felt there were not enough poems about alcohol, drinking, drunkeness and hangovers. Well, with a big smile on our faces we can tell you that this lack of bottled poetry is no more. We were overwelmed by all the great stuff…

Lord Byron, the 19th century Charlie Harper

Lord Byron (1788-1824) was a poet from England, who later in his life became a national hero in Greece because of his leading role in the revolution against the Ottoman Empire. But most of his fame he probably achieved with his extravagant lifestyle. George Gordon Byron had numerous love affairs and punished his liver severely…

Join the Drunk Poetry Challenge

Ladies and gentlemen, recently we stated that there are not enough alcohol related poems in this world. Soon enough we found out that some of you actually wrote some awesome ones, we just didn’t knew. We even suspect there are a lot more poems on drinking, booze, bars and hangovers that need to be shared.…

Poetry: Good Night

Time for a little homemade poetry. At least if we can call it that. It’s more like a funny verse really. At least we hope you’ll enjoy it. And if not, you should try to follow this scenario next time you hit the town. Cheers!