Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
Douglas Scotney
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
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Botanic Gardens

Rating: 4.4
I brought back five leaves
from my Gardens walk
to test Richard
stuck in the car:

a very 'old' gingko -
he said nasturtium;

an uncommon hand-shaped plane -
he knew the maple-like common;
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Botanic Gardens
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: leaves,test,trees
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
22 Oct 20. Pic Plantanus orientalis digitata
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COMMENTS
Mahtab Bangalee 27 October 2020
He, being a poet who eschews rhyme, I said, yeah, but nowhere near as thick/// difficult to understand this POD poem for me; whatever, though I have no knowledge of botanical science yet I congrats you for being selected your poem as POD....from me 5*****
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Hannatu Adamu 27 October 2020
Beautiful poem. Loved it!
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Edward Kofi Louis 27 October 2020
Muse of the garden! ! ! With the romance of nature! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Cowboy Ron Williams 27 October 2020
Very educational, Douglas. Congrats on poem of the day!
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Dr Dillip K Swain 27 October 2020
I love nature and natural beauty! This brief work so beautiful and expressive! Many congratulations for this fabulous poem being chosen as Poem of the Day!
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Lyn Paul 27 October 2020
Such a knowledgeable poet you are. Nasturtiums are a favourite of mine. Thank you Douglas
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Deluke Muwanigwa 27 October 2020
Make sure no one cuts trees. " If you are a big tree we are the axe. Ready to cut you down"
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Akhtar Jawad 27 October 2020
A keen observation, an intelligent discussion and the result a nice poem rightly selected as members' poem. Congrats!
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Bernard F. Asuncion 27 October 2020
A well penned poem of the day. Truly wonderful and impressive. Congrats on your featured piece. 5 stars*****
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a very 'old' gingko. Deserves congrats being POD
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