your mind of heart

give
me your tired eyes
your bath
robe
lips to the tea
cup

put your exhaustion in a bowl
beyond the soup
or
the cold – cold
nights
in a warm bed

touch your worries off
into the stars
past a galaxy where
we
live in our own
world

rest your head
pillow or
my
shoulder.

your tired eyes
brought
back lost smile

in my hands
gentle
finger tips

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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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