Head First

I really hope
you weren’t there
the day I dived
head first
into the waves
trying to find out
if I might be a
sea monster

Almost a relief
that I’m not
because nobody tried to murder me

Without thinking
I remember
the one thing
we’ll always have in common
A kid’s passion
for Vespas.

Scott Cumming never considered himself to be a writer until recently, but turns out he has some stuff to say. He has been published at The Daily Drunk, Punk Noir Magazine, Versification, and Shotgun Honey. His poem, “Blood on Snow”, was voted the best of Outcast Press Poetry Things We Carry issue and his debut poetry chapbook is due for release in December. Twitter: @tummidge Website: scottcummingwriter.wordpress.com

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