Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 65,295 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Shiv - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Modesty in a phone
predicts 'shiv'
when texting for a 't'.

'Shiv' is thieves slang for 'knife',
and what Parvati calls her man.

Text 'shiv' and I get the 't'
with an S;
as if it's a name or a country.

There aren't any in the atlas or phonebook;
I had a look.

Topic(s) of this poem: manners

Comments about Shiv by Douglas Scotney

  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (6/24/2017 10:59:00 PM)

    Lovely poem. Hindus worship their trinity of Gods- Brahma (creator) , Vishnu (preserver) and Shiv (destroyer) . Thanks. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

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