douglas scotney

Gold Star - 5,188 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Anzac Spirit - Poem by douglas scotney

Just back to Changi
From the Thai-Burma Railroad,
'Living cadavers',
Soldiers yet, formed rank
On 4 legs,3 legs,2 legs,
Speaking through charade.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

After hearing Tim Bowden's account of interviewing former POWs of the Japanese after their conquest of Singapore.
Written in Haiku form: 5 7 5 5 7 5

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 25, 2013


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