Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 32,930 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Stings - Poem by Douglas Scotney

'That a flower fools me
makes me a bee,
so I must have a sting against threat, '
thinks me now;

and, in a bit,
'That sting must be my poems';

and after a couple of hours,
'It is stings that are poems,
not flowers.'

Topic(s) of this poem: poems


Comments about Stings by Douglas Scotney

  • Paul Warren (12/9/2015 10:37:00 PM)


    You certainly have a turn of phrase which makes you think - I would think that is the purpose. Good one. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015



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