Mark Heathcote Poems

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1.
Restrain Me

Restrain me because I want to bathe in your sun
I want a southern moon to shiver on you
From the naked shadows, I cast over you
Restrain me I'm like an applecart toppled over
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2.
Poverty Is A Gift

Father, poverty is a gift
ask any bird taking a rain bath.
Son, don't make-me-laugh
there's nothing but rain
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3.
The Falling Snow

From my home beneath your window
By sight I love you
By divinity, I kiss you
By touch, I embrace you
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4.
Let Me Fall Under Some Natural Disaster

Let me fall under some natural-disaster
the eye of a storm picks up the hereafter.

Be felled as if by a random act of god,
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5.
I've Frozen Time & Space

Fleeting as an ocean wave;
once, surge waters knocked us both for six. 'I know-
and it is as if only-yesterday for me.
I held your hand in mine a lifetime ago.
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6.
Encompasses A Whole

Do our dreams leave impressions?
Like fossils leave-footprints
why count our possessions?
With others be—wolfish.
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7.
River Street Urchins

River street urchins
The gutters are swelling
[Waiting] for the sky—you, I
To reach—the storm drains of joy.
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8.
Two Poems Of Two Line Poems

The still pools reflection, what clarity, within its deepest depths it holds?
Until a trouble mind bestirs, silts of time. Looking for what else unfolds.
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9.
When Rivers Run Cold

When rivers run cold, it makes you wonder if they were ever warm
Why we ever went skinny-dipping, swam naked in a thunderstorm
When fires turn to ashes, it makes you wonder did they ever burn.
Why was the air sulphur every other silent nocturne?
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10.
Roses Are On Fire

A river of stars
a bed of roses still in bud
we're but water lilies
learning to be rainbows
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