Mickey Spillane was full of shit…

i said ‘baby can you cook? and she put on an apron and chef hat…nothing else

i said ‘kitten can you wash dishes? and she put on some negligee and high heels

i said ‘muffin can you iron? and she took off the negligee and draped herself backwards over the iron board in full untouched natural-ality…’

the guys were watching me closely
cigarettes
mouths gaping

THEN WHAT MURRAY?

‘then’ i said ‘she packed up all her things and went to her mothers’

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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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