Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 44,058 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

New Letters: Playing The Game - Poem by Douglas Scotney

As I've as good as said b4,
if an upside-down T spelled what sounds 'eet'
you'd save 16 letters in
'Let's beat the heat, Pete:
instead of meeting, seating and eating,
let's just meet and seat.'

Similar time could be freed
if a back-to-front D spelled 'eed'
and an upside-down L spelled 'eel'.

An upside-down M is a W
and one back-to-front is the same,
so 'eem', I feel,
seems to be trying to spoil the game.

Topic(s) of this poem: games, language

Poet's Notes about The Poem

as good as said b4 in the poem New Letter: For 'eet'

Comments about New Letters: Playing The Game by Douglas Scotney

  • Paul Warren (1/23/2016 7:01:00 PM)

    Isn't that a fish? Nice poem (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 22, 2016

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