Here is a John Henry Belter Laminated Rosewood Sofa – Rare – Victorian

she had the inexperienced eyes of a
nobody
thinking that the Victorian John Henry
was more professionally seductive
than the portrait studio stool inside
the mall or an art
room

he studied her but he could not photograph her

he could never paint existence from nothing

she laid on her belly
the rest of her feeling
cold
wondering why he had left the
room

– wondering why
she could hear his car starting in the parking lot
and pulling out of the designated space

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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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