Tony Jolley

Rookie (17th June 1958 / England)

Tony Jolley Poems

41. Meltdown 6/8/2006
42. Mercury Rising 8/8/2006
43. The Man From Martinique 8/8/2006
44. The Wilder Mile 8/8/2006
45. Memories Of 'Walkin' In Memphis' 8/8/2006
46. The Day There Was No Tomorrow 9/23/2006
47. Middle Man Sandwich 9/23/2006
48. One-Horse Town 9/23/2006
49. Sisyphus Hill 10/23/2006
50. Wideasleep Dancing 11/15/2006
51. The Tigress And The Teacher 12/9/2006
52. Last Leaf 12/9/2006
53. Slow Down 12/18/2006
54. Cook-In Sauce 12/26/2006
55. Sat. Sitting. Still. 5/16/2007
56. Bovington Ranges 5/30/2007
57. Brazen 5/30/2007
58. Shut Eye 8/23/2007
59. Changing Sides 8/29/2007
60. The Trooping Of The Colour And The Changing Of The Guard 8/29/2007
61. Sleepers 8/31/2007
62. Changing Sides (Me 'N' Mata Hari) 8/31/2007
63. Concave 12/5/2007
64. After Me 12/15/2007
65. The Naked Estate 12/24/2007
66. These Small Fingers 1/22/2007
67. The Old One 1/30/2007
68. Back To Bruebach 4/2/2007
69. Last Pick 4/9/2007
70. Sanglier... (Wild Boar) 1/28/2008
71. November In The Rue De Mulhouse 1/28/2008
72. In Every Sense Of The Word 2/11/2008
73. The Secret Lives Of Shirts 2/12/2008
74. Book Of Days 1/9/2007
75. Airport Lounging 4/29/2008
76. The Wicked Wisdom Tooth 4/29/2008
77. Biography 5/12/2008
78. Conjuring Lead From Gold 6/24/2008
79. List Of The Lost And Missed 6/24/2008
80. The Timetabler 7/7/2008

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  • Jerry Hughes (1/3/2009 4:06:00 PM)

    I have no hesitation saying Tony Jolly is one of the best educated, and imaginative writers gracing the pages of poemhunter...

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Best Poem of Tony Jolley

Fire On Your Finger

Fire on your finger,
Fire in your eye,
Fire in your spirit,
Fire that won’t die.

Fire in the bare bones of being,
Fire to uphold what’s right,
Fire in the heart of darkness,
Fire to fuel Love’s light.

Fire to burn but not consume,
Fire to learn and not assume,
Fire to live and give living room,
Fire to love and sing her tune.

Read the full of Fire On Your Finger

Your Cloudy Day

Do you know how much I want you on those cloudy days?
Want to be there?
Need to be there?

This is part of my being:
I am built to be like this,
Built for you,
To want to be there to be 'me' to your unspoken need,
For, miracle of miracles,

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