take a seat and stand…………you are the sound engineer

sit there
the chair is blue
my pen is
take the chair
i sway the words down
heart to hands
in rhythm to the sounds
you make
your mind is a beautiful
a waltz in the
my body can’t sit still
as the words
sing in
silence for you

we will never be children again

can’t leave this world
disappear from
the audience
i can’t pan for gold and
wish experience of hands
and know the knowledge
is hidden within the
lines of the palm


the lines are hidden
chair is blue
and my pen is red
and it comes out to you
this knowledge
in a sway


About Crazy Irishman

Touted as a working man's poet, Martin Durkin has been writing professionally for the last 12 years. He has appeared in over twenty anthologies across North America, including, "And left a place to stand on", a collection of poems and essays about the late great Al Purdy. Durkin has also published two collections of poetry, "Hypnotic Childhood", and "The Sound of Quish". Over the past 4 years, Durkin has been on hiatus for the most part but has recently come back to the poetry scene creating a poetry site called crazyirishman.wordpress.com, where in the past year he has written over 100 poems and created a cross over page on https://www.facebook.com/crazyirishmanpoetry where he gives a story behind each of the pieces written. View all posts by Crazy Irishman

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