douglas scotney

Silver Star - 3,871 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Nirvana


1.
around above below

around below
around above
around above below

2.
Baudelaire Would Know
Lovers know,
In remainders of the dead,
In confusion of unnumbered sound,
Solace in the head,
The body,
Above
Below
Around

Submitted: Friday, June 21, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

1. the rest of The Larger Sutra. See ' Specks' ', 'The Beggar at the Door'.
2. La Muse Malade. Baudelaire.

Comments about this poem (Nirvana by douglas scotney )

  • Rookie - 347 Points Danny Draper (6/25/2013 8:18:00 AM)

    Nirvana, Nirvana, Nirvana
    Flushed into the
    Jaws of piraña
    Munched and crunched
    Truncated scream
    Ephemeral hue
    Dispersed in stream
    Around above below
    Within beyond without
    In piraña bowel
    Until all shat out
    Detritus in stream (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Marissa Liebowitz (6/21/2013 11:14:00 PM)

    A very clever poem. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. My Last Duchess, Robert Browning
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]