Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pantone 021*--By Scott Thomas Outlar--United States

Pantone 021*

like a pumpkin
ready to ripen
upon the vine

like a flower
more lovely
than a rose

like red
kissing yellow
until they merge

like carrots
giving sight
to the heart

*Pantone 021 is a shade of orange used in printing

Scott Thomas Outlar hosts the site where links to his published poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and books can be found. He recently received three Pushcart Prize nominations for his work in 2016. Scott serves as an editor for Walking Is Still Honest Press, The Blue Mountain Review, The Peregrine Muse, and Novelmasters.


  1. Dear creative Scott,
    I really enjoyed "Pantone 021"
    Very organized imaginary
    Thanks for teaching me

  2. Hello Scott,
    This series of poems is truly unique.
    Thank you,

  3. How wonderful, Scott! Colors are inspiring.

  4. Love how engaging this color is, like a blossom opening right on the page.