douglas scotney

Silver Star - 3,877 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Twain Poem by douglas scotney


There is a worker in clarity
extending what is there,
and one who is aware
what is isn't there.

There's something
about something
that isn't there.

Some
have to try to reach it
with extension
(the realm of the clear,
I might mention) .

Submitted: Friday, July 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013
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  • Rookie - 347 Points Danny Draper (7/6/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    Does it have to be reached? Or just sought to be reached? To seek to clarify may lead on or limit the pursuit by its end. Clarity is sought but the idea of it being nothing is truly something. Agreed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Raj Arumugam (7/6/2013 4:30:00 AM)

    intriguing lines that invite careful thought, Douglas...good lines (Report) Reply

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