Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 32,974 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Les Fleurs Des Mots: Le Genre De Place - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Femmes sont Seine,
Universite,
Paris, Place,
Cathedral,
Avenue et Rue;
Aussi Tour Eiffel.
Hommes sont Centre,
Restaurant,
Musee, Metro et Hotel.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The Gender of Place
Avenue and Street,
University,
Paris, Place,
Cathedral,
The Tower Eiffel as well,
These are female names.
Men are Centre,
Restaurant,
Museum, Metro and Hotel.

Comments about Les Fleurs Des Mots: Le Genre De Place by Douglas Scotney

  • (10/19/2016 9:13:00 PM)

    Les Fleurs Des Mots.
    You are right about the gender of these nouns. Is there something
    intrinsically male or female about these concepts? Or is it just random?
    M. Walker.
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  • (8/17/2012 12:04:00 AM)


    Great effort to portray this thing that I am hopefully grasping, but feigning understanding by filibustering to conceal failure. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 8, 2012


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