Author Archives: Bruce Louis Dodson

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.


To put it as pithily as possibly—and as accurately—the unconscious is a machine for operating an animal. Cormac McCarthy – The Kekulé Problem

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  Taken from Writer’s Almanac: It’s the birthday of the man who inspired the word “beatnik” in the 1950s: poet Bob Kaufman, born Robert Garnell Kaufman, in New Orleans, Louisiana (1925). Kaufman’s mother was a Roman Catholic woman from Martinique … Continue reading

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Got Lucky Again – Lost Tower Pubs

  Lost Tower Publications Along The Shore Dear Bruce, We are re-sending this email in case the other was diverted to your spam folder. I am delighted to inform you that your poem, ‘Yemanja’ has been chosen for publication in the Along The Shore anthology.  

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The thief left it behind

The thief left it behind Saw this on a Shambhala post today. The thief left it behind: the moon at my window. Ryokan – Zen Master.    Excerpted from:   Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life and Poetry of Zen … Continue reading

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Excerpt from: “Lost In Seattle”

  CHAPTER 12–THANKSGIVING *       *       * Wednesday morning ‘End The War’ protesters hold up traffic on my way to work, but I was here on time. It’s just a little after ten now and the day is crawling, slowed by … Continue reading

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Published in mgv_88 Swan Song today.

  mgv2_88 | swan song| 04_17 Departure Implicit by Bruce Dodson     Loretta lives across the street has cancer both of us are long of tooth it happens but at least I don’t have cancer . . . yet … Continue reading

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Herb Caen

  From Writer’s Almanac and Wiki: It’s the birthday of San Francisco columnist Herb Caen. Born in Sacramento, California (1916). He wrote his column six days a week from 1938 to 1991, and he had an established routine: he wrote … Continue reading

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