as we’re walking to the ziegfeld theatre

will never be alone in the rain


umbrella unfolded in the grey steel skies

you and i will be old together
my fedora your hoodie

and if someone is alone in the rain
sitting – just – waiting
we’ll give them our umbrella
we’ll wait wait with them for the bus

you and i


will never be alone
the rain

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, where in the past year he has written over 100 poems and created a cross over page on where he gives a story behind each of the pieces written. View all posts by Crazy Irishman

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