the portrait photographer

in the small shop, he does the books

he pencils a number,

moves a little in his chair


the dim clutter of wardrobes–

pictures of marching bands,

graduating classes, sons gone to war


moves with him

Published by

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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