A Godless Fool

is neither above you
or below.
waste your time digging
nails and scraping dirt
miss the world searching the skies
and squinting at your
own reflection
-home is straight forward
moving with the living
that wants to be part of your life
you want to be part of
ignoring the straight hiway
you become a slave
hiding your gold
or a godless fool thinking God
is going to wink
at you


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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