Judith – your – Judith

first you are covered in gold
then you lean forward
spilling the imagination of Gustav
onto the page
your raven hair against the yellow background
bathed in beauty
while your afghan quilt reminds me
of a technicolor play not ready to end in
Toronto

stay right where you are Judith
until tomorrow
i leave the room to write – while you
re-emerge with your divorced lover
covered in gold

– with raven
hair

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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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