The Strombo Show

fuck the hockey scene
you’re our ron macLEAN for cndn music
a landscape branching past T.O through Vancouver
the east coast never lonely

yeah some know you’re a hockey guy too
give us that living room show
arkells in the backyard
C.N in the background
groups being themselves
– a band of 5 hip gords without the heavy shoulders

bring back the red chairs
lounge in lawn chairs -on- the beach skip stones
ask allan hawco to bring linden MACintyre with him

fuck hockey – we all know and don’t want the change
you’re our ron maclean of the social scene
a landscape of landscapes – a group of individuals
just wanting a piece of an unforgettable backdrop
and that famous intro/bio…..

* George Stroumboulopoulos – famous canadian journalist
* Ron MacLean – if you gotta ask_ wel……
* Arkells – Canadian band from Hamilton Ontario
* C.N – C.N tower in Toronto
* 5 hip gords – Tragically Hip with frontman Gord Downie…famous Canadian band
* Red chairs – famous chairs from the show called ‘The Hour’ hosted by George
* Allan Hawco – famous Canadian actor
*Linden MacIntyre – famous CBC/Candian journalis and author……
* Strombo Show – show hosted by George featuring Canadian bands….


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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