Natant. A word I learned
Today. Means floating, swimming.
At a stoplight. Humid air
“Natant” through my cracked
Windows. Flipping through radio
Stations. Freedom now to blare
Whatever degrading/vulgar
Rap music I please,
In a natant state of this
Car, traversing wherever I
Want on my break.

Darcy Allred
09 09 16