Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 40,975 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Douglas Scotney Poems

881. Unless You Can Die Twice 6/24/2016
882. Tech Rev: Ever Sweet 6/24/2016
883. Trump: Source Of Inspiration 6/24/2016
884. Should Have Voted In 6/24/2016
885. Aneurism 6/29/2016
886. Xit 2 6/30/2016
887. Xit 1 6/30/2016
888. About A And M 6/30/2016
889. In The Buzz 7/3/2016
890. It's What You Leave Out 7/3/2016
891. No Great Sorrow 7/4/2016
892. Rot Spot 7/5/2016
893. The Revelation 7/5/2016
894. The Sex Scene In 'mr. Turner' 7/5/2016
895. Death Bazaar 7/5/2016
896. Hot Seat 7/6/2016
897. Ignorance Of The Past 7/6/2016
898. Not My Kind Of Tinsel 7/7/2016
899. What Can A Man 7/7/2016
900. Is It 7/7/2016
901. What America's Coming To 7/7/2016
902. Causes 7/8/2016
903. If They Could Do That 7/10/2016
904. Démon Français Équitable 7/12/2016
905. Petra: Number Theory 7/12/2016
906. An End Overplayed 7/12/2016
907. Grasshopper Dreaming 7/13/2016
908. Holy Hell, Guile And The Wary West 7/14/2016
909. Poet Of Sense 7/14/2016
910. Sonia Kruger 7/19/2016
911. G 7/19/2016
912. Never Nannies 7/19/2016
913. Haiku Le Tour 16 7/21/2016
914. Speed Of Evolution 7/21/2016
915. Cure For A Saint 7/24/2016
916. On Not Quite Finishing 7/27/2016
917. Vitality 7/27/2016
918. Soiled In Translation 7/27/2016
919. Sense 1, Ideals 0 7/27/2016
920. D Q Trés Blanc 7/29/2016

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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