Treasure Island

douglas scotney

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

Poetmother, Artist, Broken-down Car


My car has broken down.
I have a comfortable feeling
That the future will be better,
Having had a car,
Than it would have been,
Had I never had one at all.

Like that old adage about love:
That, without it,
Expect no comfort from the past.

Submitted: Sunday, March 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, March 25, 2013
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on revisiting Heine's, Mittelalterliche Roheit.

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