J. D. Nelson was born on St. Patrick\'s Day, 1971 in Trenton, New Jersey. He has lived in Colorado for more than three decades, but has yet to ski, snowboard, or bust a bronco. J. D.\'s poems have appeared in many small press publications, both print and online. He is allergic to watermelon and is missing an eardrum. Visit J. D.\'s website for more information.