Mark Heathcote

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I have 597 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 295769 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Mark Heathcote

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Melancholly wings

Spirit bland as black ink Am I a victim of my own melancholic wings? That is? Is I smudged and spreading, That my darling - won’t work… Darling all I read is your headlines…

Wearing space specks in space

Dreamer… don’t close your eyes The vultures are circling all around… Acid or flower child… The people are counting up from the ground. As the battery light dies in your torch

A hoedown love

In weakness - I love you. And I hope to hold you. I mean - I mean - I want to hold you… To hold you - time after time, Time after time all, all over—again…

On this your birthday

I have watered a well spring Till its continents floated by And still I’ve had springs run dry Leaving me nothing more to say I have watered a well spring And poured a little salt

Ashtray blues

I have those ashtray blues Not wanting to walk Another day in these shoes Singing these butt end songs It’s never easy enough for us But still they contain Some essence of what