fallthe wind blows leg-lifted strays,

children, painters, and lovers

out of the park


bags lasso hydrants

and fluff into sewer drains

along leaf-matted streets


a boy on a bike skids,

stops, smacks the cold

out of his hands


sunlight with sharp edges,

falls around him

malicious, full of spite

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Patrick Dobson

Patrick Dobson was founded in 1962. He is a writer, scholar, ironworker, and poet who lives in Kansas City, MO. He is author of two books with the University of Nebraska Press, Seldom Seen: A Journey into the Great Plains (2009) and Canoeing the Great Plains: A Missouri River Summer (May 2015). Dobson is a work in progress until termination.

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