(s)

it makes for a long day
when
there’s nothing new to

write about

no new way to structure a
_____________e
_____________n
________________t
____________________e
______________________N
_____________________c
____________________E

which hasn’t been done Kerouac before.

it
leaves you restless
looking
for a fight

but when there is no one to fight
you
go back to the beginning

the sentence
structure
searching for a morsel

for

a

love of word
(s)

a touch of anything
that will

get

the engine
___________________started

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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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