douglas scotney

Silver Star - 4,300 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

..........................................................Alternatives........ - Poem by douglas scotney

...........................is it...........................
................ ..........ART or CRAFT........................
............... thought order hand work....................
.........hand work laid aside thought order laid aside.....
.............hand unsatisfied thought unsatisfied..........
..............ordered thought worked hand..................
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for Danny Draper

Comments about ..........................................................Alternatives........ by douglas scotney

  • Rookie - 347 Points Danny Draper (4/28/2012 9:47:00 AM)

    Notion formed by perseverance
    Perfection sought by extraction's interference,
    Machined all the while, all the while to fashion
    'lyrics with beats like the heart-beats of passion'
    Ground and plunged,
    Leached and redacted
    Truth in its essence
    Leached and extracted
    Diluted and diminished
    No consequence contracted
    The truth in its image
    At source originated
    Hard worked hands sated. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 20, 2013


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