Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
Douglas Scotney
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
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B: Xxxxv: Measured Response

Rating: 5.0
'Charming, windless days and nights...'
Are what I said I'd like
When winter came and asked.

(I wouldn't give it the smug satisfaction
of knowing how it stirs my mind
and how I hate the cold.)

'...and happiness with cuddling.'
(Not freedom from crime
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Bri Edwards 16 September 2018
Douglas, i just read this AGAIN, & i plan to put it into October's showcase within the next two weeks. Thanks. bri :) yeah, i STILL LIKE IT! ! ! I LIKE IT A LOT.
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Bri Edwards 03 August 2018
AH! I SEE AN EARLIER COMMENT FROM ME NOW, BELOW. :) BRI
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Bri Edwards 03 August 2018
now, THIS ONE i like........quite a bit and would put into a future showcase. now to MyPoemList. i doubt Winter could help much with your other desires e.g. absence of grime.....except to cover grime temporarily with snow and ice. bri :)
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Bri Edwards 03 August 2018
been here. :) :) :)
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Michael Walker 16 March 2016
I feel the same way about winter, hating the cold. Sometimes I even struggle to get through winter. M. Walker.
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Bri Edwards 04 March 2016
a reader needs to be careful to NOT think that you want “freedom from”: world peace et al. or DO you! ? ha ha did you talk winter into giving you what you wanted? where is MY “happiness with cuddling”? ? ? maybe I’ll get that if I ever get senile and placed in a nursing home with sympathetic 40-year-old female aides? bri :) interesting write
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Michael Walker 28 August 2015
Very good, imaginative. M.Walker.
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Dawn Fuzan 15 May 2014
Douglas Amazing poetry here keep on writing
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Danny Draper 13 March 2013
A very measured response of happiness and immediacy over more esoteric issues, who wouldn't.
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