David Nelson Bradsher

Rookie (09/06/66 / Raleigh, North Carolina)

Biography of David Nelson Bradsher

David Nelson Bradsher is a native and resident of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Co-author of 'Kindred Trinity' with David Lee Caudill and Lorraine Sautner, he is currently working on his books of poetry, 'Pieces of the Fortress' and 'The Vampire Sonnets, ' a story composed entirely in continuing Shakespearean sonnets. He is strongly influenced by the work of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Andrew Motion, and Lord Byron, as well as the music of Marillion.

David Nelson Bradsher's Works:

Kindred Trinity (46 poems)
A Chorus of Voices (3 poems)

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Mourning Dream

With spite,5: 30 in the morning came,
alarmed, and jarring to his drowsy senses,
bringing to bear the morning-force of blame
that punched and powered through internal fences
into the freedom of impassioned voices,
a tit-for-tat crescendo, borne of rage,
confusion, and regret (from faulty choices) ,
and panic from a man who knew his age—

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