a page turner a quick read a re-read a roller coaster a roller derby a sentimental nostalgic gun toting mind thinking emotional car chase…..whatever

stripped down
bare essential.
basic underline current
which pulls you under
and gives you more
than what is seen on the surface.
simple essentials
first aid kit
survival kit without the safety of a tent.
give me a story
that draws me in
by character
and the moment within.
a diary
morsel of words
breaking down after the fork –
of the wine
the candle
leaves you asking questions
but satisfied
leaving you wanting more
but thirst quenched
and belly
full. time being.


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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