Cold Water Theory by Scott Thomas Outlar

 

 

Cold Water Theory

Sometimes we wish
that life could just be simple,

longing for
days of yore,

or the innocence
of a childhood
gone by too quickly,

but then we remember
that it is what it is
so we suck it up and keep moving along.

©2017 Scott Thomas Outlar


Scott Thomas Outlar hosts the site 17Numa.wordpress.com where links to his published poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews can be found. His latest book, Happy Hour Hallelujah, is available through CTU Publishing.

Featured artwork by photographer Massimo Zanardi