Poetry from Steve Carter

Photo: IamCristian

Translucence

take an apple
green
place it in a room
fill the room with green
paint
a picture of it

take a red wheel
barrow
place it in the rain
red against white
paint a picture of it

don’t say a word
about it
.

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Steve Carter is a writer and jazz guitarist. He taught music and English at Berklee College of Music. His first book of poems, Intermodulations, was published by Maat Publishing (www.maatpublishing.net). His poetry has appeared in many magazines, including Hanging Loose, Carolina Quarterly, Stand, and Clackamas Literary Review. He has 10 CDs of his music available on his independent record label, Frogstory Records (www.frogstoryrecords.com).

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