Who do you—think, you are
What are you looking at
—How did I address that?
When I look into your eyes
It’s the same as looking at the stars
When we each wondered if
If, either they’re dead or alive.
The world is cynical
Your eyes are cylindrical
They’re the only two stars; left in the sky.
I sense I haven’t seen enough to know
I sense I haven’t seen enough of them
Not even if I look into them
Unblinking, until I, go.
© Mark Andrew Heathcote
Excerpt from the book Back on Earth
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About the Author
Mr. Mark Andrew Heathcote is the author of ‘In Perpetuity‘ his debut book of poems published in June 2016 by Creative Talents Unleashed.
Marks first book was well received earning him favourable reviews. This being, his second book, Mark, hopes to build on that good reputation and establish his own, brand of poetry.
Mark is a father of five children, and lives and works in the UK. Mark resides in Manchester where he works as an adult learning difficulties support worker and he spends his free time gardening and writing poetry.