Tom Courtney

Rookie - 0 Points (St. Louis, MO)

Tom Courtney Poems

1. Never On The Moment 5/3/2009
2. Egotist (The) 5/3/2009
3. Lost My Point 5/3/2009
4. To Pay My Way 5/3/2009
5. Art? 5/3/2009
6. I Found You 5/3/2009
7. Student’s Dream 5/3/2009
8. Insomnia 5/3/2009
9. Confrontation (The) 5/3/2009
10. Foiled Again 5/3/2009
11. How Day Is Done 5/3/2009
12. Dying For Love 5/3/2009
13. Sheila 5/3/2009
14. Hiroshima 5/3/2009
15. Jenny 2 5/3/2009
16. My Book 5/3/2009
17. Christmas Sells 5/3/2009
18. Footnote 5/4/2009
19. He Believed 5/4/2009
20. Graffitied 5/4/2009
21. Will-He? 5/4/2009
22. Errant Demise 5/4/2009
23. Night (The) 5/4/2009
24. Complaint 5/4/2009
25. Christopher 5/4/2009
26. Seasons 5/4/2009
27. Bite's (The) On Me 5/4/2009
28. Lithium 5/4/2009
29. Say Say Say 5/4/2009
30. Once More Good Night 5/4/2009
31. Dancing On A Day Moon 5/4/2009
32. Airport 5/4/2009
33. Unless 5/4/2009
34. Remembering Five 5/4/2009
35. One Of Us 5/4/2009
36. Director Of The Moral Conscience 5/4/2009
37. Ristorante 5/4/2009
38. Gift (The) 5/4/2009
39. Jenny 3 5/4/2009
40. Drags (The) 5/4/2009
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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Hiroshima

You stood at the small rusty pump
because Mommy gave you a chore to do
Mommy said to go and fetch water
for breakfast we’ll prepare hot noodles
while Daddy's still sleeping
and Mommy's in the kitchen
and Mimi's at the rusty pump

You were a good girl that day

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