Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
Douglas Scotney
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
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Care While Shifting

Though 'orgasm' meant
just 'erection' to the Greeks,
the English had no problem
with shifting its meaning to just
the spasm.

There's a problem with calling 'colonisers'
'kikuyu' though, after the grass
with despised, invasive roots -
kikuyu
are a people of Kenya too.
Care While Shifting
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: race,colonialism,language,grass
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
19.3.21. I think I'm right re the Greek for 'erection'.
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