douglas scotney

Gold Star - 12,597 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

To Philip Glass - Poem by douglas scotney

I heard you say,
'I want to compose all the time.'
I say, 'Philip.
You've got a wife and family!
Could you not be happy
Perceiving composition in all things,
Qualifying it,
Not quantifying it? '

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to my nephew, Jordan.

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  • Silver Star - 4,112 Points Diane Hine (3/30/2013 1:33:00 AM)

    Yep, that should be enough shouldn't it. Why are people so driven? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 29, 2013

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