ditch,

the poetry that matters

J. D. Nelson

J. D. Nelson (b. 1971) experiments with words and sound in his subterranean laboratory. His bizarre poems and experimental texts have appeared in many small press and underground publications, including Zygote in my Coffee, Otoliths, Starfish Poetry, Cherry Bleeds, Word Riot, Lit Chaos and The Dream People. Spiders in my Beard, his collection of 25 poems is included in the second volume of The Virtual Chemists series. (http://www.lulu.com/content/818354) Visit http://www.MadVerse.com for more information and links to his published work. Since 1990, Nelson's audio recordings, interviews, poetry readings, live performances and culture hacking experiments have been broadcast on several radio stations in the United States. Recently, his audio experiments were included as part of the 101-hour Dada and Surrealism Festival broadcast by KBOO radio in Portland, Oregon. (http://kboo.fm/dada) His audio experiments (recorded under the name OWL BRAIN ATLAS) are online at http://www.OwlNoise.com. OWL NOISE 0, his album of experimental spoken word is available as a free download at http://www.mediafire.com/owlnoise. J. D. lives two blocks south of the 40th parallel north in Colorado, USA.

tuck'd OTTAWA

 

half &

whale (insig. orb

ital v)

 

vurch of Presid.

Huck

Hulk

 

inst. of twentied finn

ch

 

 

 

 

go home rooking with a fat pen

 

under these sheets, please

coupon dreams

salad caves

 

there was an explosion of light at the end of my tongue

 

I see steel bldgs every day & it's no big deal

 

a cloak sans the ocho

& a mouth full of amsterdam

 

 

 

 

Arvada Noun

 

1st in 3 wks

 

organ of pipper

stomp the rice

 

shore is wexed

sewer brain bringing

 

also the magnet for surf

droughtline aerospore

 

year one face

apples rippling

 

 

 

 

ochre wood why

 

USA: Cap'n Memphis is blissing out on doom cramps

 

chips of this size

right on, Broken Ted

 

a cramped hand

bury it

 

his Alps,

diet beans of Pepsi

 

 

 

 

MEAT NIGHT AT THE SODA FOUNTAIN

 

tusk it come down tuh wheems

tusk gelatin

 

tweed twine two

 

I'll show up in your dream

wearing my scaleskin suit

I'll offer the sideways handshake

 

pupae nebulae sundae

 

Clumsy Ernie bit the number one

New Jersey Advent cookie in half

for no good reason

 

 

 

 

01:45 - 01:50

 

01:45 USA : i am the owl

01:46 TOKYO : hello!

01:46 TOKYO: thank you

01:47 TOKYO:  Are you American Bender?

01:47 USA : there is no such thing as America

01:47 TOKYO: Where?

01:48 USA : 3,000 underground pyramids on Mars and no taxes

01:48 TOKYO: lol

01:49 USA : My sphinx mask is too tight

01:50 TOKYO: made by gold?

01:50 USA : frog salsafari

 

 

 

 

Triassic Osiris Zen Flex

 

"Little" Ed Little ordered the "sunwich" with extra sprouts

at the 70s style health food restaurant.

 

"Little" Ed Little is a cool haiku student.

 

"Little" Ed Little is a System 3 non-humanoid passenger.

 

(no itinerary logged)

  

 

see yourself automatically

 

general lee ice woke

mae bee pre

tending to kneads to nough

 

shire cheese of deletion

 

we gump you guggy

gilled gorilla goes

 

today at the top of

the lincoln pyramid

I pied the rats with yolk

 

hate stop sign

 

 

 

 

wise rent tvchef d

 

elle sponge feast louse, said lois

                not lane but motley

seen shopping for grapes

                shaking machine

                black hair

cut

 

did you say

mouse?

I said

mow-wuh-thuh-zuh

 

I've seen you near the big interpreter tree

you needle ugly english

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