Get me to the vet man

the vet? –
the vet is cliche man

just take me to the vet
– Man

no –
no way –

that’s not even a bullet wound….
more like a cat scratch….
what you need to do is see my man
the taxidermist…..
basic same
needle and thread anyhow

The taxidermist!
go forget yourself

what? why…
he’ll stitch you up good –
won’t cost you near as much neither

Man know how to keep his mouth shut?


What we got on him?
Not like he got a license to  sew squirrel –
worry about losin’

no –
but the man do run a moonshine still
where he hunt those squirrel

And he wouldn’t want no one special
finding out about it?

see –
better than a medical license
anything of that nature….

Does he offer a taste
help numb the pain
while he stitch two-time-low


Butterfly –

might –
probably cost coupla bucks more….
besides i told ya –
that ain’t no bullet wound
barely a cat scratch…


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, where in the past year he has written over 100 poems and created a cross over page on where he gives a story behind each of the pieces written. View all posts by Crazy Irishman

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