Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 36,682 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Day He Outaged Joyce - Poem by Douglas Scotney

(one three one one nine four one
minus
two two eight two)
equals
five eight and three four five
equals
(one six five two o two one
minus
five six five three)

Mathemusing so
Spent sage
The day he passed
James Joyce in age
Bambloomzling just for fun

(13 1 1941
-
2 2 82)
=
58+345
=
(16 5 2012
-
5 6 53)
He numerised verse one


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I've been aware of the coincidence for a month now.

Comments about The Day He Outaged Joyce by Douglas Scotney

  • (6/10/2015 8:02:00 PM)


    I notice the coincidence also. I think 'A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' and 'Finnegan's Wake' are very good novels. Michael Walker. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/19/2012 4:41:00 AM)


    I'll have to read this agian, I think you've lost me there.I did wonder if it was anything to do with Joyce dropping the manuscript of 'Ulysses' on the floor of his flat in Zurich.

    By the way, thanks for your comments on my poems.Sorry I took so long to reply, I have only just discovered this
    section of Poemhunter.

    I will read some more of yours right now.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012



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