Mark Heathcote

(22/03/66 / Manchester)

A Dripping Faucet Tap


There is this love
Like an empty house
With a dripping faucet tap
There is this love
That’s like a henhouse
Worn around you like burlap
So coarse is its mixing taps
Even air runs hot and cold
Worlds apart is this love
That never fills, hope!
A cracked hand basin…
Never mind your heart and soul.

Submitted: Friday, May 10, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 10, 2013

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