douglas scotney

Gold Star - 12,594 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Birth Of Day - Poem by douglas scotney

Babe is night
And mum is day.
Dawn is day's lullaby
To ease the sense of emptiness
Night gets at early light.
'Am I all that's left? '
Asks silhouetted palm.
'You're nothing if not right, '
Lullaby replies,
Comforting the night.

Comments about Birth Of Day by douglas scotney

  • Veteran Poet - 1,382 Points Jr Cuyam (9/28/2015 11:47:00 PM)

    superb! nice to read (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 98,237 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/10/2015 1:36:00 AM)

    The night and
    then day
    but cheers
    are in night to offer (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,389 Points Adeline Foster (6/17/2014 5:07:00 PM)

    Hey I llike that, it has a haunting illusive something. Read mine -The Protagonist -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Karen Sinclair (5/19/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    a beautifully nostaligic piece of my favourite time of day...tyvm karen (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 307 Points Vijay Sai R (12/3/2012 10:26:00 PM)

    pretty good expressions..... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 481 Points Danny Draper (11/27/2012 5:46:00 AM)

    An interesting set of notions in this conversation. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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