snowmanthe morning sun decapitated

the snowman and smacked that smile

and button eyes right off his face


the dog chewed up his boots


the sun sets now,

his carrot nose lies in the grass,

his hat up near the door


on the end of a stick a glove waves goodbye

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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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