when the love poem sees the sad model

gawd the eyes are sad
her eyes
looking down
casing
the floor

her picture is soft light boudoir haze

but pictures can not lie
not around those eyes

the drapes are drawn
her body lit

her eyes are still sad
the mouth is next
chin pushing lower

golden hair
red hair(s)

mid waist

but your eyes are drawn back to the
frame
your eyes move through the make up

her eyes

blue and blue….

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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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