Orphia’s Liar

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Orphia’s Liar

(inspired by a recent theatre performance)


He hangs upon the frame of wood

With leather bonds at back and thighs

While she below who kneels and smiles

Need only upward pout her sighs

To see the flame behind the need

And thus give wings to Orphia’s skies


Enmeshed in nature’s plot he aches

And dreams of blood which deeper flows

While past the screen of time she plucks

And through the strings of upturned mind bestows

A deadly trail for he whose flesh is fire

Now caught between the lyre and what it knows


You dare to scourge the Christ? he says

I dare to scourge all Christs! she laughs

I am the wood from which you hang

I am the thorned flax which flies

Towards your skin which holds within

The breath from bonded lips where truth resides


Too slow! she laughs, as…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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1 Response to Orphia’s Liar

  1. stevetanham says:

    Thank you, Sue xx

    Liked by 1 person

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