Brooke Nelson


The splashing of my
mucous grandma was
too much for my nose.

Without the typical
Pinch-Warning, my
head flew back, and
I choked for air,

and with one
ultimate vulgar shift

I blew my grandmother

and her only moments of bliss

Into the

Brooke Nelson was born in the early 80s. She lives in Normal, Illinois, where she is pursuing a degree in English. In 7th grade, she won $50 in a talent contest for dancing like Michael Jackson.