Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 43,859 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Douglas Scotney Poems

481. Cat Snipe 12/14/2014
482. Flair 12/17/2014
483. Flummoxed 12/21/2014
484. Captain Macwhirr 12/23/2014
485. The Economical Future 12/23/2014
486. Henry's First Time 12/25/2014
487. What'Z A Curmudgeon? 12/26/2014
488. What You Do 12/30/2014
489. Child Slaughter 12/19/2014
490. Au Point 1/2/2015
491. Qeii X 1/4/2015
492. To Jokemakers 1/7/2015
493. Faith Murderers 1/9/2015
494. Journey 1/9/2015
495. Two Grand 14: Close-Bearded Guys In Drag 1/10/2015
496. New Gibraltar Complex 1/17/2015
497. Size Counts 1/18/2015
498. Saying It Twice 1/20/2015
499. Jobs And Their Parties 1/21/2015
500. Dear Buddha, 1/22/2015
501. Le Principe Et/And Compassion 1/25/2015
502. Rafa 1/26/2015
503. Racquets In Two-More 1/29/2015
504. Chuzzlewit I 2/1/2015
505. Chuzzlewit Ii 2/1/2015
506. 1.2.1915 2/3/2015
507. One You Might Know 2/3/2015
508. Calling You A Racist 2/3/2015
509. Coyote 2/3/2015
510. La Mer 2/6/2015
511. Chuzzlewit Iiii: On Smoking 2/11/2015
512. Chuzzlewit Iv: In Questi Tempi 2/15/2015
513. Bad Turns For Poets 2/16/2015
514. 100- - 1- - .00001 1/27/2015
515. Byron's Uncertainty 2/20/2015
516. Why Couldn'T I Clap? 3/4/2015
517. Politics 3/5/2015
518. Them And Prophesy 3/9/2015
519. Aint Seen Nothin Yet 3/10/2015
520. How Many More 9s 3/14/2015

Comments about Douglas Scotney

  • Michael Walker (2/27/2018 8:50:00 PM)

    A prolific poet who is transforming himself in ideas and forms. Not one for the long poem, he keeps to
    shorter poems that make the reader really think about the meaning. Has a deep knowledge of cricket and writes very good poems about the sport, but not too many. In fact, Doug has a wide and comprehensive number of topics to write about.

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Best Poem of Douglas Scotney

2014 Poet Wishes

2 actually.

For 2014
I would share the wish
that what happens
happens out of care

and wish
that bad and good make room
for greatness
as their heir.

Read the full of 2014 Poet Wishes

After 'To Joanna'

In his company Joanna laughed:
Clear she thought that he was daft
When he heard the mountains laughing
In his ravishment of mind.

Now the vicar who'd upbraided him
For carving in the rock
Upon whose meditation
The ravishment occurred,

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