Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 43,754 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Douglas Scotney Poems

1521. Beating Time 5/5/2018
1522. Hilary Or Tenzing 5/7/2018
1523. Nobbled 5/7/2018
1524. Beverley's Will 5/8/2018
1525. I Predict 5/8/2018
1526. Shorty 5/10/2018
1527. No Consolation Really 5/10/2018
1528. Foreign Fat 5/10/2018
1529. Thomas Hardy Regrets 5/11/2018
1530. Deux Des Onze 5/11/2018
1531. Toot 5/12/2018
1532. Eurovision '18 5/12/2018
1533. Because He's A Poet, 5/13/2018
1534. Throwing A Tree 2 5/13/2018
1535. A Cuppa Is Fine 5/14/2018
1536. White 5/14/2018
1537. Dormant Words 5/15/2018
1538. 'Word' As A Verb 5/15/2018
1539. Royalty Of Reek 5/17/2018
1540. Dual Uses 5/17/2018
1541. Alternatives 5/17/2018
1542. The Story Of Your Affair: 5/27/2018
1543. Logical Proposition 5/27/2018
1544. Didge Delarue 5/28/2018
1545. Modest In Translation 5/28/2018
1546. Exercise Tip 5/31/2018
1547. Foreign Language Fun 5/31/2018
1548. Everyone Pays; French Lesson 6/6/2018
1549. Long Paragraphs 6/6/2018
1550. Zeitgeist 6/8/2018
1551. Cumrid 6/10/2018
1552. W B 6/11/2018
1553. Really Old Timer 6/11/2018
1554. Reading Ahead 6/11/2018
1555. Feral Man 6/11/2018
1556. A Painter Named Carl, 6/12/2018
1557. Neat Sandwich 6/12/2018
1558. Jong Un Don 6/12/2018
1559. Autumn Haiku 6/12/2018
1560. Haiku Rhymers Renew 'spring' 6/13/2018

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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