John Courtney

Rookie - 8 Points (05-22-1982 / Philadelphia)

Do you like this poet?
11 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about John Courtney

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of John Courtney

Two Dollar Bills

when I was a boy
it took two pieces of wood
and a leftover nail
to fly an airplane

and how I flew that sonofabitch!
up and down my street in famous aviation
seeking the revenge of knowledge
lifting off from a pothole of instant courage
crop-dusting the forbidden azaleas
undetected through the bumblebees
spinning cuteness under skirts
the big bomb delivered
on the head of the dragon
barking dog biscuit fire

yesterday I saw a man
on his way to Boston
from the middle of Pennsylvania
his skin was pink surgery
and his limp was fake and ...

Read the full of Two Dollar Bills Updates

[Report Error]