Today's poem is "'Never Let Your Reader's Attention Wander.'"

from Court Green

Ron Koertge was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He now lives in Louisiana, where he is a lawyer at Innocence Project New Orleans. His first full-length collection, Flowers, was published by Canarium in 2010, and his long poem, Inspector vs. Evader, will soon be re-published online by Ugly Duckling Presse.

Other poems by Ron Koertge in Verse Daily:
December 12, 2009:   [Emerson said, "Every word was once an animal." Re: bunny.] "Emerson said, "Every word was once an animal." Re: bunny...."

Books by Ron Koertge:

Other poems on the web by Ron Koertge:
'Do You Have Any Advice For Those of Us Just Starting Out?'"
Three poems
"Seven Brides For Seven Brothers"
"First Grade"

About Court Green:

About Court Green:

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Other poems by Court Green in Verse Daily:
May 25, 2011:   "Actually Present" by Paul Killebrew
May 23, 2011:   "Flowers, For Frank" by Larry Sawyer
May 7, 2010:   "Prayer for Teeth" by James Hoch
May 6, 2010:   "Arise, Therefore" by Elaine Bleakney
February 5, 2009:   Five poems by Sarah J. Sloat
February 3, 2009:   "Hopkins Palindrome" by Aaron Belz
February 2, 2009:   "Scullery" by Sarah J. Sloat
January 31, 2008:   "The History of Bluegrass" by Jeffrey Bahr
January 30, 2008:   "War Story" by Sarah Murphy
January 28, 2008:   "The Blue Sylvia" by Terrance Hayes
March 15, 2007:   "The Cry Bone's Connected to the Why Bone" by Jenny Browne
March 14, 2007:   "Blackout" by Derek Mong
March 13, 2007:   "New Year's Eve" by Nate Pritts

August 17, 2006:   "Runaway Model" by James Shea
August 16, 2006:   "Poem: A Tramp Shining (for Jimmy Webb)" by Richard Fox
August 15, 2006:   "Poem: There Might Be Beauty" by Donald Revell

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