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A MAGAZINE OF FICTION, POETRY & MORE!
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ISSUE #17
 
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Aug 2004
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***BIO*** J. D. Nelson lives, writes and wrangles in Colorado,USA.
His work has appeared in several publications, including 'remark,' 'Spent Meat,' 'EOTU E-zine,' and 'The Best of The Dream People Poets' chapbook.
J. D. has appeared as a guest on Dr. Andy's Poetry and Technology Hour.
Read more of J. D.'s Space-Cowboy Poetry: 
http://MadVerse.com
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a face alive w/ expression:
by J. D. Nelson
I smile all day --
jaws & teeth hurt.

eye strain
from looking away
from the blast

nose stripped raw
from breathing
bleach fumes.

raw throat, too.

bleeding ears,
shot nerves,
shaking hands.

I'm in the corner
facing the intersection
of two walls.