John Dorsey

Dog Shit and Moonlight

we have run out of rabbits
i pull jesus out of my hat
wild dogs scatter by the river.

 

Appalachian Homage to Cid Corman

zen either comes
from the bones
of our fathers

or gets buried
with them.

 


John Dorsey is the author of several collections of poetry, including Sodomy is a City in New Jersey (American Mettle Books, 2010), Tombstone Factory (Epic Rites Press, 2013) and most recently, Appalachian Frankenstein (GTK Press, 2015). His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.