douglas scotney

Veteran Poet - 3,067 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Soft Love


I normally hate
and try to manipulate,
hard days of extremes,
and wish they'd go away,
but on this one I fell in love,
and from that day on,
on days of extremes,
I've not failed to recall that love,
and, knowing how love does soften,
to dare, 'Bring on extremes more often! '

Submitted: Thursday, February 06, 2014

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a heat wave in Adelaide made love conducive.

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