if you call me fruit I say thank you
pebble edged off a cliff
a quick cheeky kiss goodbye
I leave the company of a sparkler
vacuum of sky and sea
and these in loops of moon
because nothing is stationary
Nathan Wade Carter is a queer, grey-a poet, musician, and artist living in Portland, Oregon. He is author of the chapbook ROYGBIV (Ursus Americanus Press 2017). His poetry can be found in Hobart, Fugue, Gramma Poetry, Poor Claudia, The Fem, and others. He is editor and founder of SUSAN / The Journal. He writes and performs songs under the name Purrbot. He is recording a new album called DNR. Find him online at nathanwadecarter.com.