gree--------N gob lint ammo/nia nile nihil N.O. wal- ker lace let mart nut rus ter ton cylindricalifornia mistaken for old john coltrane buttery sky oh warm germ petrie petri peachtree 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.