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Jim Bohen is a poet and songwriter/singer living in St. Paul, MN. His poems have appeared in the Pinyon Review, the Minnesota Daily, the Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal, Conclave, Jenny and elsewhere. He seeks a publisher for his poetry manuscript “In Transit.” The music CD he produced, “Never Too Late,” contains his vocals on 12 of the hundreds of songs he’s written. (Samples can be heard at iTunes and cdbaby; search for “J B and the Phantom Band.”) Disassociation By Stephen C. Middleton Craving some recognition The vein for transfusion, at least The substance of the schism The carer And the beast Poor definition And terrifying frissons Too broken To tease saving graces From disassociation To face the days complete To trace the days at peace.