Ernest Dowson — English Poet born on August 02, 1867, died on February 23, 1900

Ernest Christopher Dowson was an English poet, novelist, and short-story writer, often associated with the Decadent movement... (wikipedia)

I understand that absinthe makes the tart grow fonder.
They are not long, the days of wine and roses.
And I was desolate and sick of an old passion.