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.

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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Similes

Seems like I  can’t resist posting this every couple years. No idea where it came from. Eight or nine years old, at least. Each year, English teachers submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors (similes?) found in high school essays. … Continue reading

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Billy Collins Birthday

It’s the birthday of American poet Billy Collins (1941) who once said, “While the novelist is banging on his typewriter, the poet is watching a fly in the window pane.” Collins is widely considered the most popular poet in America. … Continue reading

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Carl Hiaasen

It’s the birthday of American crime novelist and journalist Carl Hiaasen (1953), best known for novels like Tourist Season (1986), Strip Tease (1993), and Sick Puppy (2000), which feature Floridian eco-warriors, corrupt politicians, and shady ladies. About his cavalcade of … Continue reading

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