Auto-De-Fe Poem by Douglas Scotney

Douglas Scotney

Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide

Auto-De-Fe



For long I thought
that 'auto'
was 'or-toe' or 'ow-toe'.

Never did I think
that 'auto'
could be 'ah-oo-toe' too.

A car may not be an ah-oo-toe
but for 'an act of faith' you may say
'an ah-oo-toe de fe'.

Auto-De-Fe
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: faith,language
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
auto meaning auto de fe is pronounced ah-oo-toe
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Douglas Scotney

Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
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