Tribute to a Mentor

Pulling it all aside
As time spools out

Behind you watching
Uncovering a locked away taste

I know now what the lessons were for;

A talent revealed
Freedom of colorfreedom

Now, I understand
And scribble these moments on burning paper.

– Antoni Ooto


Antoni Ooto is a poet and flash fiction writer.  His works have been published in Amethyst Review, Nixes Mate Review, Pilcrow & Dagger, Red Eft Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, Young Ravens Literary Review, Front Porch Review, An Upstate of Mind and Palettes & Quills.

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