Friday Feature Poet: NJ Simmons

Our Second Friday Feature Poet is the talented wordsmith, NJ Simmons. Check out his piece, “Cloud Pillow”

NaShaune Jermell “N. J.” (Scribe) Simmons was born in the fall of 1985, in Kinston, NC, where he was born and raised. He graduated from Kinston High School in 2003, and then attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he received his B. S. in Computer Engineering in 2008. He’s a self-described “engineer by profession, but writer and creator by passion.” He currently resides in Greenville, North Carolina, and has worked as an electronics engineer for the past nine years.

When he’s not writing, N. J. is doing one, or a combination, of the following:

Binge reading anything that he can get his hands on, digesting YouTube videos, watching movies (and picking out ALL of the inevitable hidden messages…ALL of them), taking random road trips, working out, spending time with friends and family, or listening to songs and music genres that may or may not shock you. 🙂

He recently released his debut novel titled,

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