The Robert McGinnis Piano

my lipped
cigarette is at your knees
crossing legs, short
skirt –
smoke hovering

you push yourself up onto the
brown piano

cigarette dangles
and my eyes raise up

keep your secret hidden

i’ll watch the jewellery on your wrists

beautiful toe wear
back leg, left
sliding down
over knee, right

i’ll play all night long
whatever

you

want

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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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