The Most Unknown of the Great Unknown Poets

J. Carl Brooksby reads you selections from his masterwork “My Favorite Poems (And Some that I Have Written)”. See the website.

Poems I Have Written

1. The Brooksby’s Lament

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2. Lookin’ Young

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3. My Mustache

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4. If I Get to Heaven

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5. The Old Barn

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6. Excitement (The CPA)

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7. Reality

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8. The Man Who Went to the Office Dry and Came Out Wet

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9. The Microwave (the Prostate Poem)

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10. Gatherin’ Desert Shrimp

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11. Lonesome

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12. The Family Proclamation

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13. Early Memories of Home

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14. Just Do It

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15. Advice for the Newlyweds

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16. Buying a Tie

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17. VerDon’s Life (Her Version)

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18. The High Priests’ Social

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19. Musings of an Old House

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20. Response from the House Across the Street

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21. The Shearing Pen Chef

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22. My Summer of Leisure

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23. Being Eighty Eight

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Clean Humorous Poems

24. Sleepin’ at the Foot of the Bed (Author Unknown)

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25. A Wyoming Cowboy Goes to Heaven (Author Unknown)

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26. Arizona (Author Unknown)

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27. Hassayampa (Charley Sierra)

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28. Not for Me (Ruth Shook)

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29. Life Gets Tijus, Don’t It? (Author Unknown)

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30. Reincarnation (Author Unknown)

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Not So Nice Humorous Poems

Serious Poems

35. Solitude (Ella Wheeler Wilcox)

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36. Not in Vain (Emily Dickinson)

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37. Be Strong (Maltbie Davenport)

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38. Keep A Goin’ (Frank L. Stanton)

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39. How Did You Die? (Edmund Vance Cook)

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40. The Day is Done (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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41. A Psalm of Life (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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42. Home (Edgar A. Guest)

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43. If (Rudyard Kipling)

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44. Nobility (Alice Cary)

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45. You (Edgar A. Guest)

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46. Out Fishin’ (Author Unknown)

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47. Thanksgiving Poem (Garrison Keillor)

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