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John Barleycorn Poems - Poems about John Barleycorn

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Premium Member Soul Of An Angel - Life Of A Moonshiner
...lled' moonshine way back up in the holler!) He was faithful in tithing ten percent of his ill-gotten gain. (For his John Barleycorn he used only the best obtainable grain!) He occupied the same pew every Sunday listening with attentive......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, humorous, religion,
Form: Rhyme



Yeah'r it iz
...authinaz I'll get my bearings I'm an Ex-Sailor used to course less wanderings no boundaries have i aimless no to john barleycorn born to nowhere drawn to the sea......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, adventure, change, culture, places,
Form: Blank verse
Misty Memories of a New York Youth
...g of my youth when we rode around in a light green VW beetle Listening to Stevie Winwood and the boys sing John Barleycorn Soon enough my friends scattered Some gone down South Some out to L.A. Some upstate No more......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, friendship, memory, youth,
Form: Ballad
A Traditional Song Reworked
...right Then they pulled him out into the light and he looked such a beautiful sight As brown as the robe of a monk John Barleycorn finally got drunk......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, allusion,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Booze Patrol
...Carrie Nation was renown for her scorn For the havoc caused by john barleycorn She wielded her axe causing dire consternation Wrecking bars with what she termed a "hatchitation"......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, funny
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member Soul Of An Angel, Life Of A Moonshiner
...lled' moonshine way back up in the holler!) He was faithful in tithing ten percent of his ill-gotten gain. (For his John Barleycorn he used only the best obtainable grain!) He occupied the same pew every Sunday listening with attentive......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Moon In Auburn
...the seeds of tomorrow had been scattered With all their promises of a seasons ripening Old songs sung of proud man “John Barleycorn” And the distillation of his bone and marrow And while the stars piled high on their Shangri-La Rec......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, love, mystery, naturedog, cry,
Form: Free verse
Tight Skin
...ack Tape, As the Juke holds licorice pizza Dark Side of the Moon was the wedding song Mary Jane became my wife, John Barleycorn my best man I settled into the warmth of the altar, my skin fits better ......Read More
Categories: john barleycorn, angst, recovery from..., teen,
Form: I do not know?