Mark Heathcote

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

Your body is water


Your body is living water
How can I survive without?
A long tall glass of water
Sparkling or flat no matter
I can't live without water.

Cold or warm; it's all the same.
How can I survive without?
I can't live without water
Quench my thirst. Come exclaim…
How can't I survive a drought?

How did I survive - neglect?
Don't all rivers run flow to their folly?
Darling, I am your subject.
Discharge me with one breath left…
Oh how I'll drown in a Maritime's sea.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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