soon
by J. D. Nelson

nothing to do but
make marks in
the white sand —
long winding lines,
concentric circles
& mystic hieroglyphs —
this art can’t last
forever.  it doesn’t
matter if I’ve made
any mistakes — the
cool water will
erase everything.




                       ____________________________



J. D. Nelson’s poems have appeared in many small press publications,
both in print and online. He lives in colorful Colorado. More information
is available on his
website.



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Apple Valley Review:
A Journal of Contemporary
Literature
 

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Volume 1, Number 1
(Spring 2006)

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