have a strong, strong heart

becoming human
having 10 japanese women
walk over corpse,
would be
less painful than some sessions.
guantanamo (victims?)
prisoners or
should(?) have to feel this rather
than ((whatever))
to them now


they would find relief at the end of the session
and perhaps
that would clear up some minds….
hmmm – more thoughts, but leave them out……

tells me my 45 minutes are up,
wife sees me walk
waiting room, sees nothing
to be jealous of
and helps carry me to
thinks twice on asking
for her own
and promises she
will never
complain about aches
or pains,
leaving the
for her
own get a


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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