Douglas Scotney

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

Last Straw

The sound of 'again'
can rhyme with '-eign' and '-en';

'ate' can sound 'et';

the 'Mel' in 'Melbourne'
can rhyme with 'sell' and 'Sal'.

I'm ok with all those - even 'Mal'.

But I'll be ready to kill
first time I hear 'Mil'.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: language,sound,murder
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31.1.21. picture Australia 108 tower Melbourne.
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