riotous delight

charles dickens came
through,
young hemingway followed

ring the bell

hear the ghosts go mad

ring the bell

for silence

for
wishing boyd served longer
secret zodiac-(ess) confession

ring the bell

let her echo beyond the dome
past millhaven
into quebec

ring the bell

detail for detail
moment-endless-momentum
timing out the waves of the lawrence shore

gawd-damn-bell,
there is no word to bear her toll
created here in literature

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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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