words curling under, picking up speed

waterfall
of wet words
falling
in rush
between your
shoulder
blades
down your
spine,
splashing off
the tailbone
of smooth
pebbled skin
hitting
the open air
in a swirl
at the mouth
of
an open cliff,
cascading
down
after flying forth
in
white-capped-rush
grabbing,
at everything it
can
and, like me
wishing
to
return to
the
top of your
shoulders
at the nape of
your
hairline

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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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