Poetry: J. D. Nelson

J. D. Nelson

a mouse of the empire


the wish is the wishy of the flame

the hum is the nectar of the wild brain

in the sleeping head is the nylon eye

in the megadream that chair was the wall

slow earth is the canceled face of the hammer

the worse hand and that shoe

the lesson of the jam to clump a curb

were you a mile ago?

the praying mantis dream of the soft taco

that frost is the chipped donkey

the pillow goes thru the language of the bat

sporting a nacho beard

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the day of the pigwheel

 

the whine of the dolphin

the crawdad legend

 

that dolphin is the talking book

that hum is the glistening worm

 

to scandalize that help of the rose in the winter

and on the island is the nothing

 

that machine is the grape hum

the serpent yeck of that hammer

 

not helping to win a bat

that loud head is the name of the whitney landing

 

the heart of the glass toast to win a toad

a hermes yoke

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a cricket bit my pinky toe

 

rose wears a disguise

the piano name of the world

 

darth is the pepper of the vader window

the forest flute when I am the clean book

 

whuffle!

 

near a nurse was a nun

fiddle that crumb

 

cake was your overlord

water is the baseball to talk

 

the lesson of the loops

the robe of the stars

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