Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 50,987 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Nirvana - Poem by Douglas Scotney

1.
around above below

around below
around above
around above below

2.
Baudelaire Would Know
Lovers know,
In remainders of the dead,
In confusion of unnumbered sound,
Solace in the head,
The body,
Above
Below
Around


Poet's Notes about The Poem

1. the rest of The Larger Sutra. See ' Specks' ', 'The Beggar at the Door'.
2. La Muse Malade. Baudelaire.

Comments about Nirvana by Douglas Scotney

  • (6/25/2013 8:18:00 AM)


    Nirvana, Nirvana, Nirvana
    Flushed into the
    Jaws of piraña
    Munched and crunched
    Truncated scream
    Ephemeral hue
    Dispersed in stream
    Around above below
    Within beyond without
    In piraña bowel
    Until all shat out
    Detritus in stream
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  • Marissa Liebowitz (6/21/2013 11:14:00 PM)


    A very clever poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 21, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013


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