douglas scotney

Gold Star - 5,852 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

A Poet In Australia - Poem by douglas scotney

Action engenders thought of ennui
precarious balance
skill
artful use of a tool
probability over chance
if not success
well-fought failure,
poverty not in material means
a popular theme
of a poet in Australia


Comments about A Poet In Australia by douglas scotney

  • Rookie - 432 Points Danny Draper (6/8/2013 9:46:00 AM)

    May privation succumb to prosperity and
    celebration by wisely considering fame
    and its suspect implications.
    Rescuing a poet from certain lethargy
    and aching consternation.
    Bowing as a supple poppy
    Humble before a grateful
    Aussie nation
    Safe beneath glistening
    Scythes constant razor edge
    And egalitarian indignation. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 1, 2013


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