the in between moment before lamb or lion

tulip – tulip dancing
snow sleeping
in sun
the white – yellow
white – yolk
liquid performance
oil, never meeting
touching,
circling, un – united

tulip

spring blossom
between rock
through
garden
opening eyes
ear
and mouth

sleeping

sleeping ground
allowing stem
bulb to
break existence
circling,
touching-
never united
or
completely
tied
together

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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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