Tony Tost (born 1975) is an American poet, critic and screenwriter. His first poetry book Invisible Bride won the 2003 Walt Whitman Award judged by C.D. Wright.
Tost was born in Springfield, Missouri, and raised in Enumclaw, Washington. He is a graduate of both Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington and College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. Tost graduated with a ... more »
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Tony Tost Poems
I Am Not the Pilot
I am not a pilot and do not have the technical knowledge or training to analyze complicated data.
bright as a brand of fire. to make luminous by light from without, by dispelling gloom, obscurity, want of brightness. in his bright radiance and collateral light. if he grow musical
Sustain sublime you who be trying become the song that can at last understand you
Elephant and Obelisk
New methods for anticipating the moment I shake my head no for twenty years the interior is announced
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I Am Not the Pilot
I am not a pilot and do not have
the technical knowledge or training
to analyze complicated data.
I am not a pilot but I did spend
22 years keeping those AF jets
repaired and ready for flight.
I love to talk about aircraft
and about our Lord.
Since I am not a pilot
(I only drive my Mustangs)
I am wondering if this data is correct.
I have always been fascinated by aircrafts
(and cars...) but I am not a pilot myself.
I am not the pilot.
Please do not ask me those questions
as I am not part of their operation.
Although I am not a ...