Treasure Island

douglas scotney

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

Poetmother 4 Backs the Cold


During cold is when I'm potent,
the sap comes
back
to me.
Then as the warmth comes
back,
the sap goes
back
to leaves and scents,
and I am back
impotent.

Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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after reading Mallarme's 'Renouveau'

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