I said – I LOVE YOU – babe (Shopping at Lafferty’s poem)

shopping Montreal boutiques
in a language un-our-own
-in the grunge of the day

then drive to Quebec our Canadian
European border

there you’ll find me
waiting in the crowd for you

i’m dressed in Lafferty
this shirt and tie

– Ontario import
(with) blue running shoes

let’s disappear
leave family behind
-for just a moment

press your uniform
feel my fine threads
let me touch your face

je t’aime

i said
-i love you babe

let’s get back in line
back with the crowd
and stand among family

i’m dressed in Lafferty
you’re dressed in Air Force blues

je t’aime

in Montreal through St.Jean
beautiful

-i’m finally with you….

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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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