Poetry challenge Snow geese: the entries

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Back on form and raring to go (well, steady as she goes anyway) so here are the entries for this last week’s challenge. WordPress was having pingback problems for most of the week so I’m going to have to work for this one. It’s worth it though—the poems are beautiful 🙂

First one in was from Peter. Well, there’s a tall ships in the painting, isn’t there? Shades of the Flying Dutchman here. To be expected I suppose 🙂


Sarah from Southampton was next with a lyrical poem that reminded me of the Children of Lir, and then, after a nudge from Sarah, one of Grimm’s fairy tales  I’d forgotten I even knew.


Ken’s poem, like Peter’s focuses on the ship and the desolation of the region as an allegory for despair and captivity. Beautiful words, delicately crafted.


Merril’s seafarer is not a northern one. In fact…

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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 Poetry challenge Snow geese: the entries

  1. Thanks for reblogging, Sue 🙂

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