Douglas Scotney

Gold Star - 38,975 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Why Couldn'T I Clap? - Poem by Douglas Scotney

Did I not get left enough
to be left enough to clap a man
who says we ought to throw our frontiers open
to whomever wants to come?

Do I not see
that I have been left enough,
that I have enough,
to want to clap that man?

Is it not about that at all,
but about having too much,
there being enough for all?

Topic(s) of this poem: questions

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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