Lee Miller

let’s send you to Paris next
your mind-a-camera-in-hand
go from war bride to warrior

stop off in England
hop a plane back to the herb farm
stretch your body out and we’ll go from there

return to Vogue
bring life to light – to the lens
we will correspond our love and travel between the staples

high gloss art
in-depth eyes – in uniform
wings on your lapel

….my mind wandering to you standing on a New York balcony

* an American photographer – Lee Miller was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1907 A successful fashion model in New York City during the ’20s before going to Paris. During the Second World War, she became an acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue.


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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