Archaistic Memory

CAVE-A

Postcard From Edo

Bruce Louis Dodson

 

 

Weathering The Storm

 

Only the winter wind surrounds me

Soldiers do not look for death

Inside this cave.

 

My sword’s calligraphy is perfect

Brush of Steel

Red ink on white snow.

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About Bruce Louis Dodson

Bruce Louis Dodson is an American expat now living in Borlänge, Sweden with his wife, cat and dog. He is an artist and world traveler who writes fiction and poetry and practices photography in his less than copious free time. His work has appeared in: Barely South Review - Boundaries Issue, Blue Collar Review, Pulsar Poetry (UK), Foliate Oak, Breadline Press West Coast Anthology . The E-buffet, Qarrtsiluni, Struggle Magazine, Pearl Literary Magazine, Contemporary Literature Review: India, 3rd Wednesday, Sleeping Cat Books - Trip of a Lifetime Anthology, Northern Liberties Review, Authors Abroad - Foreign & and Far Away Anthology, The Path, Page & Spine, The Crucible, Sleeping Cat Books -Trips of a Lifetime, Vine Leaves, Pirene's Fountain,Tic Toc Anthology - Kind of a Hurricane Press, Cordite Poetry Review, Buffalo Almanac and mgv2.
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6 Responses to Archaistic Memory

  1. Beautiful Bruce.. you’ve captured vividly that spare Japanese poetry feel…

  2. It has a profound feel to it Bruce, the scarcity of words speak volumes.
    Laurie.

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