By Beck Guerra Carter
“we are in a world that is not ours. what do we do with the / dreams that touch our consciousness in the nude each night?” -Tatiana de la Tierra, “Dreaming of Lesbos”
We are free
If our bodies
it is only
and the mother
is an island.
Beck Guerra Carter (they/she) is a nonbinary lesbian poet from Austin, Texas. They are an MFA candidate at Texas State University. Beck has been published in Lavender Review, the lickety~split, and elsewhere. Their life is more than a list of failures and accomplishments. So is yours.
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