we won’t tread water

i will swim with you

the depth
the distance
the bleakness
the temp
 
does not matter
 
i will swim for you
our bones will evolve and we will produce fins
 
somehow
 
this ocean will not seem like an ocean
 
somehow
 
we will breathe it all in
we will breathe it all out
 
and the earth above us
will
be 
jealous
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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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