douglas scotney

Veteran Poet - 2,630 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

One Text Poems


1.
Who's driving? G ta L
'n J he says pop'n a
scorched almond into
his mouth, try'n on
his ginger scarf 'n
think'n of owl yrs 'n
a love affair in far
west Africa.
2.
I could nae last the tennis.
Was nae e'en a starter.
Instead
I went ta bed
and in a dream
was wearin a red garter.
3.
How about
Fried mashed potato patty,
Fried beans and celery,
Poached pink Tasmanian salmon
repoached in soup de lettuce,
pea
and tahini?
4.
I puts I mirror
between the 'I's of
4.I.I4 2 make
I mirror-image palindrome.
I can't wait 4 8.I.I8
when I won't need I
4 that I 2 make I!
5.
Algorhythmic Rafa v.
blithe Roger is a
robot v. a careless
kit. Wavrinka to win.
I like more how he's
hittin'. I think
he'll beat the robot
but not the kitten.
6.
DBD, Whenever he saw
lushness in humans,
though not in melons
or mangoes, our dad
would wonder if it
would make a country
not worth fighting
for. BBD....

Submitted: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 15, 2014

Topic of this poem: choice


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