Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 38,343 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Impetus And Inertia. - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Only within the sound
was one sound better or worse;
one, not another, called verse.

From the vantage of faraway silence,
all sound was verse;
what was not silence was verse.

One sound, tending to silence,
tended to silence the others;
its anti-discrimination,
disillusioning verse one's version of verse.

Impetus did what impetus does(anathematises inertia) ,
anathematised inertia.

Comments about Impetus And Inertia. by Douglas Scotney

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 23, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 24, 2013

[Report Error]