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    So No’ach got drunk

    Noah's sons cover him in his drunkenness, by James Tissot

    Noah’s sons cover him in his drunkenness, by James Tissot

    After the Flood, No’ach (the first vintner) drank wine.

    He was happy and really felt fine.

    But then he didn’t know how his future would go.

    When you’re drunk your mind isn’t clear, and it’s any alcohol, even beer.

    One son was sorry for how No’ach was found; the others simply pushed him round.

    Wine certainly gives your heart some joy (a shy individual’s no longer coy).

    Learn the lesson from the tale – make your Kiddush without fail, but be master of what you drink:

    Don’t let it bring you to the moral brink.

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