it or he or, i

if you could,
would
you sit on the elephants tusks
would he be real
or
statue in a museum
would
it or he
rise on back feet
let you feel the power
of you
and he
or
it

hold

but don’t hold too tight
just
put your palm on its cheek
and trust
while it
or he or i
rise
up on back
feet.

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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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