in complication, you simplify me

you
are
as

you’re
as

beautiful

a portrait

a photograph

an easel

charcoal
knuckled
wristed
into words of
flesh

muybridge
woman
stunning

and

as

natural

cored
wood
where i study
the timelined
rings

finding
both of
us at

the

center

knowing the years and seasons

have made you more important
to my
existence

than…..

you are
as
beautiful

you’re………..

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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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