Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 61,380 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Taj Mahal - Poem by Douglas Scotney

A farm run by soldiers
on the Israeli side of a border,
in a word,
is a what?

The leaf of a gingko,
ginkyo,
is fan-shaped,
rhipidate;

a temple in Greece is a naos;

nannygai is Aboriginal for a fish,
taipan for a snake;

silver in China is yin,
apricot is hing;

a crown is a taj,
glorious is mahal;

that farm over tunnels -
a nahal.

Topic(s) of this poem: choice, rhyme, word, words


Comments about Taj Mahal by Douglas Scotney

  • Michael Walker (4/18/2018 10:57:00 PM)

    As far as I know, you have coined the words 'gingko', 'naos', and maybe 'nahal'. You do offer a passing comment on the Taj Mahal even so. Unconventional but successful. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018



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