douglas scotney (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)
B: XXXXXXXXI: The Rodent
Number one French word, 'voila'
gives a sense of 'at last! '
when used to mean 'now'.
won't replace deprivation
And by then
there's the last thing gnawing away,
needy as a rodent.
Submitted: Monday, December 09, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Poet's Notes about The Poem
no.10 The Enemy
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