Make Ready the Tree

you don’t like spring when it rains?
I don’t like to be wet
but it waters our tree
It makes it soggy and slippery
it turns it back green
It drips until its dry
and it blows in the wind
It rocks around my swing
it’s just getting it ready
Ready for who?
why ready for you
Ready for mommy?
and ready for me too

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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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