Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 37,366 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B: Around The End - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Let's pretend it's not
nearly all over,
love like we've loved before.
Love will not then
be all over.
Love will be
like love was before.

Comments about B: Around The End by Douglas Scotney

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (7/5/2013 8:51:00 PM)

    Interesting write and carries a tinge of sadness and longing. The words are strong, for one who knows how it is to love and to see it slowly leave, and the pretense as I see it, is the option more acceptable than truth. Because truth hurts too much. (Report) Reply

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  • Diane Hine (8/18/2012 7:36:00 AM)

    Why not? - life is 50% pretense anyway. I really like the philosophy of this poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/16/2012 11:57:00 PM)

    Oh to wish for the impossible, but to know what is ideal and want it back. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 9, 2012

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