If you want God
I can show you to the forest
but that’s a tree you’ll have to find yourself
If you want Love
I can point at the moon all day
but it is the night that you’ll be needing
If you want Truth
I can teach you all about addictions
but that’s a drug you just can’t shake
If you want Light
I can flash these shining sirens
but, sadly, most choose to fall back asleep
Scott Thomas Outlar spends the hours flowing and fluxing with the ever-changing currents of the Tao River while laughing at and/or weeping over life’s existential nature. His words have appeared recently in venues such as Dissident Voice, Mad Swirl, The Fat Damsel, Yellow Chair Review, and RASPUTIN. Links to his published work can be found at http://17numa.wordpress.com.
Love this poem. Wish I’d written it.
The voice of an era!
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Many thanks to Ian Chung at the great Eunoia Review for the recent publication of my poem “God, Love, Truth and Light”…