Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 34,536 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Knowns, Unknowns - Poem by Douglas Scotney

For the purpose of a rhyme
(and a thanks to cousin Lyndall
for the 'Middle Wife' joke
she sent to brother Derek,
who sent the joke to me)
I send to cousin Lyndall
to send to cousin Ros:

A memorable man
mightn't mind going
after a quite short illness,
like Mal,
and unlike Mal,
mightn't mind the masses knowing
what the illness was.

Topic(s) of this poem: epitaph

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 4, 2015

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