Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 39,603 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B.J. - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Before Joyce
For a novel to make it as art
The end had to be at the start.
This is still largely so
'cause we think that we know
And don't want to know
Why it is we don't want to know.

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for the conceited

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  • (6/3/2012 2:55:00 AM)

    A twisting contradiction dealing with Joyce and the human condition, succinct and accurate. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 9, 2012

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