Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Diet of Worms


Cast my ashes
On a grassy land
Where a snail
Ends up on a table
On which a worm
Is never seen
Because of where
Its ancestors
Have been.

Submitted: Monday, February 04, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 04, 2013

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