I never knew

what the owls were hooting

from their home

in the woods


until you came along

and taught me the language

of love and fire

and truth and fate


I never knew

how not to be alone

until you arrived on the scene

and showed me how two become one
Scott Thomas Outlar
Scott Thomas Outlar hosts the site where links to his published poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, reviews, live events, and books can be found. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Scott was a recipient of the 2017 Setu Magazine Award for Excellence in the field of literature. His work has been translated into Albanian, Afrikaans, Persian, and Italian.

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