John Dorsey





John Dorsey


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John Dorsey lived for several years in Toledo, Ohio. He 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), and Leaves of Ass (Unadorned Press, 2011), and Appalachian Frankenstein (GTK Press, 2015). His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He may be reached at archerevans@yahoo.com.

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Tombstone Factory

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Sodomy Is A City In New Jersey

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Street maps for lost souls

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Ghost on the Inside

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24 Poems

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Imaginary Foxholes

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White Girl Problems

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These Days, Days Like This

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An Interview with Ted Berrigan

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“you told me once
about how they used
to build whole city states
out of poems

how everything you see here
is made out of
the bones of dreams

how having a stiff
drink with lorca meant
you had to write
everything down right away

lately the words just
won’t come”
John Dorsey
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