Mark Heathcote

Gold Star - 12,949 Points [none] (22/03/66 / Manchester)

Biography of Mark Heathcote

I like all kinds of poems but I tend to gravitate toward eastern spiritual poetry.
My muse almost demands it of me. So you may find quite a few being poured out from time to time.
I all so write many songs, when the poem spring runs dry, as a form of creative writing.
I work with adult learning difficulties as a support worker in the UK. Home town is Manchester. My other interests are in gardening and art. I had a really poor education, but try to improve with every write. I hope you’ll enjoy visiting my writes… Updates

The Smoking Bishop

Made with a Seville orange stuck with cloves
And slowly roasted drank and eaten with loaves
Grate in some nutmeg with a race of ginger
…Rind of a lemon it's heavenly, winter.
"A famous drink known as the Smoking Bishop,
It once was the popular, winter ticket.
In Victorian England at Christmas time"
But nowadays we simply call it Mulled wine.
Served in bowls somewhat shaped headgear resembling

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