Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
Douglas Scotney
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide

Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1.
Speed Of Time
If I'd been into rhyme
as my lover slowly died
I would have rhymed
how slowly passes time.
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2.
2014 Poet Wishes
2 actually.

For 2014
I would share the wish
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4.
Botanic Gardens
I brought back five leaves
from my Gardens walk
to test Richard
stuck in the car:
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5.
Birth Of Day
Babe is night
And mum is day.
Dawn is day's lullaby
To ease the sense of emptiness
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6.
Oaf
That sure sign
that you're dealing with poetry,
o' for 'of',
as in 'a glimpse
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7.
B: Xxxxv: Measured Response
'Charming, windless days and nights...'
Are what I said I'd like
When winter came and asked.

(I wouldn't give it the smug satisfaction
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8.
B: Xxxxxxxi: 'Cruel And Curious Dwarfs'
In a battle between host and hostage,
exponents of humours diverse,
each thought the other a hostage,
that the host had the upper hand
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9.
2 Poems On Contention
Shelled

But for a contretemps,
the war
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10.
B: Xxxxxxxii: The Sphinx
It says in the way it sits
It's involved in eternal dreams.
It would say the same, no doubt,
If it pulled itself inside out
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