Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 35,847 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

About The Little Boy - Poem by Douglas Scotney

It was sad to see the fun
in the photo from before the move,
before the water swooshed
around what wouldn't let it through,
and whooshed through what would;
before it pooled where it could
and was pored over
and poked and stirred
till it was dun;
and overflowed and dried.

It was sad to see the fun.

Topic(s) of this poem: refugees


Poet's Notes about The Poem

the drowned boy on Bodrum Beach, Turkey. Sept 2015.

Comments about About The Little Boy by Douglas Scotney

  • Paul Warren (9/18/2015 2:46:00 AM)


    Sad but where do we go from here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 17, 2015



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