Mark Heathcote

Veteran Poet - 2,908 Points (22/03/66 / Manchester)

Love is a lake


Love is a lake
It can stagnate
If it doesn’t move
Reflect back on you
If it’s calm expect change
As its love doesn’t circle
Or ripple just around you
Expect wind and rain
Passion needs a window
To reflect back on you
To feel the same
But like all backish water
It must flood…
Outpour - rise and fall
Like a tear in our eyes
Love is a lake
It can stagnate
Clutching your heart
Dousing the fires
In your skies
In under water scenes
Catfish nose to nose
Kiss in their eternal ways
As we do every night in our dreams.

Submitted: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Edited: Saturday, February 15, 2014

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