Thursday photo prompt – The Chest… #writephoto from pensitivity101

Reblogged from pensitivity101

This is Sue Vincent’s weekly Thursday Photo prompt challenge.

photoprompt 12 may
Sara could remember seeing The Chest in her aunt’s hallway for years.
It had never moved, and now here it was in her own bedroom having been bequeathed to her at her passing.

It was ancient, battered and gouged, with a rusted lock that looked as if it might disintegrate altogether in the wind. It didn’t match any of her decor, and looked totally out of place, yet it was achingly familiar.
She fingered the envelope in her hand, feeling the shape of a key inside.

Sara couldn’t remember anyone having opened the chest, or even a discussion of what lay within. Was it a mish mash of tweeds, twinsets and pearls, clumpy shoes from yesteryear, or just piles of paper or books?
Nothing had rattled when the delivery guys had carried it in, and now sitting on the bed  rubbing the key through the envelope, she thought about her late aunt…

Continue reading the rest of the story here.

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 and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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