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Poem by Robert Burns


To Mr. Syme, with a Present of a Dozen of Porter


O, HAD the malt thy strength of mind,
  Or hops the flavour of thy wit,
Twere drink for first of human kind,
  A gift that een for Syme were fit.

"Jerusalem Tavern, Dumfries."



                      Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Theres News, Lasses
  2. Scroggam
  3. Theres a Youth in This City
  4. The Toast
  5. Lines Written at Loudon Manse


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