Mark Heathcote

Gold Star - 26,876 Points (22/03/66 / Manchester)

Can You Purchase The Light? - Poem by Mark Heathcote

Can you purchase the light?
Can you buy a passage?
Can you give thanks & scavenge
Can you can, you can you.

Can you say what's right?
Can you castigate a child?
Can you pretend you're meek & mild?
Can you can, you can you.

Can you fight the good fight?
Can you be always truthful?
Can you be truly faithful?
Can you can, you can you.

Can you be straightforward & erudite?
Can you teach me right from wrong?
Can you beat me at mah-jongg?
Can you can, you can you.

Can you be always honest & polite?
Can you be humble & lowly?
Can you can, you can you
Sorry, sorry, sorry I just don't believe you

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Comments about Can You Purchase The Light? by Mark Heathcote

  • Rajnish Manga (9/16/2015 9:53:00 PM)

    This is the beauty of human nature. It is so unpredictable, it does not follow a particular line or a direction. You have put across the whole idea by way of several interesting questions. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (9/16/2015 8:52:00 PM)

    Interesting poem. Some body really have to be standing on high pedestal to meet all these qualifications and still would be found unbelievable. It always brings back an interesting question to mind...if the ideal is too high should it be brought down or should we strive harder. Good poem. Thanks for sharing. Also thanks for your comment on my posting. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 21, 2016

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