Four Poems by John Dorsey

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Poem for H.G. Wells

Denim
is a time machine
to the 1980’s.
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gangbanger poetry workshop

it takes three bullets
to form
an urban haiku
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Across from the mission

A sign reads
don’t feed the animals.

So we keep walking.
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Tips for the Afterlife

Pack light.

Remember love.

All sales are final.

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BIO-

 
John Dorsey is the author of several collections of poetry, including Teaching the Dead to Sing: The Outlaw’s Prayer (Rose of Sharon Press, 2006), Sodomy is a City in New Jersey (American Mettle Books, 2010), Leaves of Ass (Unadorned Press, 2011), Street Maps for Lost Souls (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2012), and White Girl Problems: Poems & Stories (NightBallet Press, 2012). His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He may be reached at archerevans@yahoo.com

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