Sheboygan County, Wisconsin No.1 by John Dorsey


a kid jacking another kid in the face outside the elementary school
an old man in a fur coat carrying a dollhouse picking through our garbage
the loss of magic that comes along with the snow on N. 8th Street

about the author:

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), “Tombstone Factory” (Epic Rites Press, 2013), and most recently, “Natural Selection: Early Poems” (Kilmog Press, 2014). His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He may be reached at