width=61 height=87> Doug Tanoury
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Doug Tanoury is primarily a poet of the Internet with the majority of his work never leaving electronic form. His verse can be read at electronic magazines and journals across the world.

Doug grew up in Detroit, Michigan and still lives in the area. Doug Tanoury credits his 7th grade poetry anthology from Sister Debra's English class, Reflections On A Gift Of Watermelon Pickle And Other Modern Verse, (Stephen Dunning, Edward Lueders and Hugh Smith, (c) 1966 by Scott Foresman & Company) as exerting the greatest influence on his work.

You can find more selections and other online collections by Mr. Tanoury via the links provided at the end of this document.


Sunday Morning

In bed on Sunday morning,
She runs her big toe lazily
Up and down my naked calf
Leaving thin white lines
Where her toenail meets my skin.
She says she loves me, and I say
My heart is a trailer park
Crowded with feelings for her.
She asks innocently,
"Lots of feelings?"

Copyright  Doug Tanoury




Links:

  • 3 poems, Voracious Verses 2006
  • Athens Avenue Poetry Circle
  • Funky Dog Publishing
  • ebook collections of poetry by Doug Tanoury

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