The Poison & Wine Songfacts reports that this is the only song on Barton Hollow that Joy Williams and John Paul White wrote with an outside collaborator - their friend Nashville songwriter Chris Lindsey.
‘Poison & Wine’ is a musical snapshot about the dichotomy of love - that while it can be the thing that destroys you, it can also be the very same thing that beckons and builds you. JP and I are both married – have…
You only know what I want you to
I know everything you don't want me to
Your mouth is poison, your mouth is wine
You think your dreams are the same as mine