douglas scotney

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

First Principles


There are ample examples,
Teenagers, but one,
To indicate
That out of force
Both beauty and hate arose
To ease the entry of love.

But say love existed first
And both beauty and hate arose
To ease the entry of force.
Find examples of that.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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  • Ramesh Rai (3/27/2013 6:25:00 AM)

    b'ful write sir, i m trying to post comment but there was some error. thnx for sharing regards. (Report) Reply

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