Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

1 Race,2 Winners, Not A Tie


all by Tradition
and out of Honor,
or Fear, or
Honor And Fear,
one of which three
has one runner,
and two, three each:
Turning A Blind Eye
Suspicion
Timidity
Blackmail
Abus e
Neglect
and Political Correctness

one won and what also won
was Connectedness:
the one that picked
the one that was out of the one;
which was that one;
and, which three
were out of each of the two

Submitted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 23, 2013

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started with Snug's fear that he would be too good a lion in the play 'Pyramus and Thisby'

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