Not Much – A Poem by Nate Maye

Poetry Breakfast

Not Much

he was told
not much
even as he
washes the canvas
with his art
arranged the words
to spell heaven
they did not see
much
until the painting
was almost done
until the poem
had reached its
last verse.

About the Poet:
Nate Maye is a rising poet from Texas. His writing has been featured on Poetry Pasta and Ancient Heart Magazine.

Photo by Jonny Lindner.

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