douglas scotney

Silver Star - 3,841 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Old and the Reckless


An old man forgot how to drive
and drove through the wall of a house
almost killing the cat inside
who would have already died that day
but for landing in a bale of hay
when he was knocked off his bike
riding in a reckless way.

Submitted: Friday, April 25, 2014
Edited: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Topic of this poem: human nature


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