Mark Heathcote

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I have 597 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
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Mark Heathcote

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The moral vine

It’s great to have morals… And, lord them like laurels. How few of us have them— In truth we acquire them. Honestly, from time to time

I curse the day

I curse the day As does a vulture - its living prey I cursed that day, I met you I rue the day, I drew breath, And you kissed me. Almost; resuscitating, me Back from a living - death.

The whirlybirds pod

Death is it falling through the air Like a maple trees whirlybird pod. Why does it “switch on the wind” mid-air? Right then left, why does it maraud…?

What size his tiny heart?

What size his tiny heart? Look at this gallant ant Could it be outsmart What a mind savant. What strength it has Carrying 50x its own weight Using pheromones’ To communicate!

Silver birches...

A crack of light Like a silver birch In the night Holds its spell over me It’s like looking into a well Knowing – tranquillity exists In completeness, No matter how dark – this…