Tom Courtney

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Tom Courtney Poems

81. Breath Of Sea 6/21/2009
82. Butterfly And Bee 6/26/2009
83. Ming 6/30/2009
84. Song Of The Wind 7/7/2009
85. Life (The) Of Me 7/13/2009
86. Love In L.A. 10/17/2009
87. Come Little Sister 5/4/2009
88. Marathon 5/4/2009
89. Goodnight Mr. Oliver 5/11/2009
90. Stand On The Rock 5/4/2009
91. Infatuation 5/4/2009
92. I Think I Am 5/4/2009
93. Old Mr. Grumble 5/3/2009
94. Jenny 1 5/3/2009
95. Ballad Of Croccy & Lizzy 5/3/2009
96. Dream Theme 2/4/2010
97. Hello Jello 5/4/2009
98. All My Poetry 5/4/2009
99. And You Think You Know What Politics Is 5/7/2009
100. And The Rain 5/10/2009
101. Call In The Night 5/10/2009
102. Who’s Coming To Dinner? 5/14/2009
103. Star Child 5/4/2009
104. Petals 6/5/2009
105. 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
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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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How Day Is Done

Habit struck my hand today
I felt its sting - I pulled away
It said: get up and grab your drawers
Shower shave and close the doors

Your daily task looms large ahead
(I left my other self in bed)
What is this way? How can it be?
A shape walks on - some form of me

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