Treasure Island

Mark Heathcote

(22/03/66 / Manchester)

Choose your own analogy


Love is never ambiguous
Nor can it remain a white canvas
It's absolute & resolute-
Yes; but also it's - irresolute.

It Greys with frustration…
It is charmed, but never sated.
It can be a golden stage curtain.
Or a place we've desecrated.

Love is a world diverse
Choose your own analogy,
Love likely it's given freely.
It will become - your universe.

Acceptance of its alleyways,
Tears dripping like choking vines
Shall with all our hearts inveighs
Become easier as it divines
Speeds our souls unto—
One another all recombines.

Submitted: Saturday, August 16, 2014

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