summer without a car

flowers
inside a wind chime
spirals
of wet hair
ferris wheel over the canvas
the hills
of Bird road carved in
shadow tattoos
the puppetry
eyes that are a mask of light
pulling on the
strings
spindle stretching backwards
turning the
ferris
drying the
hair
watering the
flowers
bringing Bird road
to
a
T – section
-summer left on the wall
parting black and
white
skin tone flesh

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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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