I’ll ne’er put one foot in France – Author Mark Andrew Heathcote

… Ladies, I’ve observed the eternal night

Dressing up these shadows bathed in starlight

But with every footstep taking its rightful place

Monitoring, you at a snail’s pace.

Something, I couldn’t begin to equate…

Kept me dragging my heels earthly weight

As you glided along with moonlight interlace

I, couldn’t chart the stars you’d, far too much grace.

As I am neither a chivalrous knight

Nor my Lady of this intrepid ghostly night

Am I a saint, as I am just a Paige of the lance

I’ll ne’er put one foot in France

… But prays me, I’ll find my own, sunny romance.

© Mark Andrew Heathcote


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