Vacation time still on the mind…..

in the long grass

the sand
water washing down

under the umbrella

the sun
breeze to prickle the goose prickles
the towel
a blanket

waves just a few meters away

in the waves
under the ocean
the rip tide pulling reality of fear

public rinse

wash the flip flops
hold this image the rest of the way
through the long grass
the sand

August-all-day

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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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