douglas scotney

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

The Inadequacy Of Flowers


Perhaps because I don't know why,
the need arose for fate
to be given the chance to differ.
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  • Karen Sinclair (5/15/2013 3:41:00 AM)

    made me smile the title and betting in words, we all hedge our bets on our strengths.... ty karen (Report) Reply

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