happy and tired

if
we were aliens
camouflaged
in
the earths soil
a canopy bed
reverted
ground floor
ceiling
lit chinese
lanterns
i
would pull close
behind
and disappear with
you
let the ground wrap us
in
our ears
in tune with what
matters
the core of the
earth
the heart of
our world
-and we would
sleep, fully
alive

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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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