Treasure Island

douglas scotney

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

The Wiser


Without wisdom
Amid the hidden tears of those years
What he did to atone
Came to be his function.

A lot of that now gone
He replaced it with quest for wisdom.

Now he knows that he never can,
Always must, atone,
And must do that
With wisdom.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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