Tony Jolley

Rookie (17th June 1958 / England)

Tony Jolley Poems

201. 'The Glorious Dead' 11/15/2006
202. How The Moments Come 6/29/2005
203. 00.04 25.12.04 8/30/2005
204. Eleventh Hour 11/11/2008
205. About Your Skin 7/8/2008
206. Pavements And Partings 4/1/2008
207. Your Call Is Important To Us [yeah, Right! ] 3/27/2009
208. The Story Of A Life Lost In The Telling 5/29/2008
209. Your Left Hand 5/27/2004
210. (red) Indian Summer 3/17/2008
211. Fire On Your Finger 10/6/2008

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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

Your Call Is Important To Us [yeah, Right! ]

….Ah, no, not us, I'm afraid…

[Trans: for 'I'm afraid' read 'hallelujah! ',
What did Douglas Adams call it? –
An S.E.P.: Someone Else's Problem', thank god! ]

Why don't you try this number – I'm sure they'll be able to help.

[Trans: they won't have any more of a clue than me,
But at least you'll be off my back
And I can log you as a 'problem solved' and a 'happy customer'
On my spreadsheet
And all under the 'three minutes a call' target too! ]

I'm sorry, all our agents are busy at the moment –
We'll be with you as soon as we ...

Read the full of Your Call Is Important To Us [yeah, Right! ]

The Answer's 'No'.

No where you are not there
No moment you are not present
No time you are not mine
No thought where you’re not sought
No step ever taken where you are forsaken
No single sensation:
No tears, no elation
No sleeping, no waking
No giving, no taking