Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 32,160 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Ba: Cvi: Baudelaire: Physics - Poem by Douglas Scotney

What came out of law,

and out of what,
came tongues and taste,
and eyes and light,

and out of them came
surprise at what.

Mind, too, came out of law,
and thought,
and, out of them,

surprise at what is not.

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophy

Poet's Notes about The Poem

no.29 Le flambeau vivant

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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