Tom Courtney

Rookie - 0 Points (St. Louis, MO)

Tom Courtney Poems

1. Best Way To Keep A Secret Is Tell It, Just Like That – Mixes In With All The Other Palaver – Nobody’s Gonna Listen, Believe You Or Even Care: The Secret 5/8/2009
2. Petals 6/5/2009
3. Hello Jello 5/4/2009
4. And You Think You Know What Politics Is 5/7/2009
5. All My Poetry 5/4/2009
6. Star Child 5/4/2009
7. And The Rain 5/10/2009
8. Call In The Night 5/10/2009
9. Who’s Coming To Dinner? 5/14/2009
10. Dream Theme 2/4/2010
11. Ballad Of Croccy & Lizzy 5/3/2009
12. Jenny 1 5/3/2009
13. Old Mr. Grumble 5/3/2009
14. I Think I Am 5/4/2009
15. Goodnight Mr. Oliver 5/11/2009
16. Infatuation 5/4/2009
17. Stand On The Rock 5/4/2009
18. Come Little Sister 5/4/2009
19. Marathon 5/4/2009
20. Consultations 5/14/2009
21. All My Poetry 2 5/15/2009
22. Ned's Night-Time Adventure 5/16/2009
23. Place (A) For Me 5/18/2009
24. Allie And Me 5/19/2009
25. Conversations (The) 5/28/2009
26. Land Of The Rock Wumps 6/4/2009
27. In The Passing - Long Version 6/9/2009
28. Trout 6/11/2009
29. Air Fire Water & Stone 6/21/2009
30. Breath Of Sea 6/21/2009
31. Butterfly And Bee 6/26/2009
32. Ming 6/30/2009
33. Song Of The Wind 7/7/2009
34. Life (The) Of Me 7/13/2009
35. Love In L.A. 10/17/2009
36. Gift (The) 5/4/2009
37. Jenny 3 5/4/2009
38. Drags (The) 5/4/2009
39. Taken To Seismology 5/4/2009
40. Only A Sailor Is Free 5/6/2009
Best Poem of Tom Courtney

Best Way To Keep A Secret Is Tell It, Just Like That – Mixes In With All The Other Palaver – Nobody’s Gonna Listen, Believe You Or Even Care: The Secret

told the lady behind the counter
at the deli that I’m crazy and she just laughed and said no! But it’s true I really am crazy
And she said you don't look crazy
And I said no I don't suppose I do
That's part of my problem though I look normalwhateverthatis but I’m not
I walk around in a world of normal people and every once in a while I have to poke someone and tell them I’m not in the same world as they are and then they don't think I’m crazy
but that I am crazy for saying so

And she leaned over at me finally and said
What is it you are crazy weeth? And I ...

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Sheila

Sheila your presence
is hovering near
in this late night confusion
in my mind
I see you
our common living room
our common bed

You stand hands on hips

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