Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 32,930 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Douglas Scotney Poems

1161. Convict 1/7/2017
1162. W W Zoo 1/9/2017
1163. Competition 1/9/2017
1164. Serendipity: Schopenhauer 1/10/2017
1165. Doctors Dig Up And Tell 1/10/2017
1166. Anybody Home? 1/10/2017
1167. Marrying Grace To Comfort 1/10/2017
1168. Dagga Dagga Goes 1/11/2017
1169. Articles 1/11/2017
1170. Rhetirement Of Polit-Rhetoricians 1/13/2017
1171. To Create Matter 1/13/2017
1172. Reading 1/14/2017
1173. In Memoriam 4: Bad Luck 3/5/2017
1174. Sixto Legend 3/6/2017
1175. For This Poem's Purposes 3/6/2017
1176. Souvenir 3/12/2017
1177. Fifty And A Score 3/12/2017
1178. After Jude: A Supposition 3/13/2017
1179. Slop Bucket 3/13/2017
1180. Selfishness Multiplies Deniers 3/13/2017
1181. Fabrications 3/14/2017
1182. Igor Igor 3/14/2017
1183. 20th Feb 2017 3/15/2017
1184. Niblick Club 3/16/2017
1185. Ex-Raf & Divinity 3/19/2017
1186. Renaming North Korea 3/21/2017
1187. Choc. Addiction 3/21/2017
1188. What Next? 3/23/2017
1189. Australia-Speak 3/24/2017
1190. Hacken 4/21/2017
1191. Wabe Farbe Welt 4/22/2017
1192. 3 Lasses In Robbie's Ee 4/23/2017
1193. For A Day Or So 4/23/2017
1194. Why We Read 4/24/2017
1195. Multi-Somethings 4/24/2017
1196. Block 4/26/2017
1197. Borges 4/26/2017
1198. Clash Discord 4/29/2017
1199. Provocation 4/29/2017
1200. Who Called A Struth An Emu 4/29/2017
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It should be of comfort being aware that,
given 'around',
'around' is around ...

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Consolation

We knew not on Aonian mount
The outskirts of pollution,
Needed not then, I know need now,
A negative solution.

Purge thyself of thy love, dear Lamb,
Make poetry of thy hate,
Kow tow to those above, dear Lamb,
Ain't genius rules your fate.

(Charles Lamb considered giving up writing poetry
Coleridge replied)

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