tomorrow landry who’s knocking? scientific lac amora the dream of the sky the dream of the swan clanky toast is “t” ample terrapin outline I’m in the gum tree pac-man germs the cape fear method demanding a desert I am in the rain green sleep a new green the space station is blinking I am in the control tower with radishes the toads protect me here the templeton of the rabbit confused the wonderful tree each eagle is too low raindrops slice the coral within whittling, too my solar gum my plen-t-pak I bite a cotton ball I shake a sugar roll bio/graf J. D. Nelson (b. 1971) experiments with words in his subterranean laboratory. His poetry has appeared in many small press publications, worldwide, since 2002. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Cinderella City (The Red Ceilings Press, 2012). His poem, “to mask a little bird” was nominated for Best of the Net in 2021. Visit http://MadVerse.com for more information and links to his published work. Nelson lives in Colorado.