lady in red, morning after

the vodka on
your lips
tastes
as fine as
your
red dress
looks
no longer on
but
on the wood floor

the red wine is
spilled
and the dog
sleeps
on the mat
guarding
the
front door

you will not escape this time

but eventually
i
will have
to
wake from
this
dream and
realize

reality.

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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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