douglas scotney

Gold Star - 10,704 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B: Xxxxxxxxi: The Rodent - Poem by douglas scotney

Number one French word ‘voilà’
gives a sense of ‘at last! ’
when used to mean ‘now’.

But ease
won’t replace deprivation
without nourishment.

And when it has,
the last thing is already gnawing away,
needy as a rodent.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Poet's Notes about The Poem

no.10 The Enemy

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 9, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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