Treasure Island

douglas scotney

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

Impetus and Inertia.


Only within the sound
was one sound better or worse;
one, not another, called verse.

From the vantage of faraway silence,
all sound was verse;
what was not silence was verse.

One sound, tending to silence,
tended to silence the others;
its anti-discrimination,
disillusioning verse one's version of verse.

Impetus did what impetus does(anathematises inertia) ,
anathematised inertia.

Submitted: Saturday, March 23, 2013
Edited: Sunday, March 24, 2013

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