Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 43,859 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Ebb And Flow - Poem by Douglas Scotney

A watched sunset
challenges a writer to describe it
in words
that rise and fall in seamless progress.

That's too tall.

A cloud
rises from dull
to soft grey with orange-pink bottoms,
crabs creep in,
life's no threat
hanging by a thread.
It may even be dead.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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