Photo prompt round-up – Crypt #writephoto


The photograph for this week’s prompt was taken in Scotland, at St Andrews in the ruined Abbey, during our road trip last year.  I loved the way the light caught the edges of the grave markers displayed in the crypt and thought it lent a surreal and otherwordly look to the place and it reminded me of an old legend…

The Crypt

There is an isle of spiral stone

Held fast with sea-linked chain

Where those who served are laid to rest

Until they come again.


So bright the light they bore in life,

So clear their sight and soul,

That in the faery crypt they sleep

Still incorrupt and whole.


Their place upon the Isle of Glass

Was earned through song and deed

And here they wait in silent rest

Till Albion has need.


Here lies the once and future king

Within the fabled round,

Brought hence by Queens in woven mist

Until the call shall sound.


Walk softly as you tread these halls

Where sleep the brave and best…

For only those who serve the Light

Within its light may rest.


Comes a Time

Thank you to everyone who participated in this week’s photo prompt. Some posts have been reblogged, but please click on the links below to visit all the posts and leave a comment for the author! A new prompt will be published later today…come and join in!

Ken at rivrvlogr

Louise at Fantasy Raconteur

Kim at Writing in North Norfolk

Ritu Bhathal at But I Smile Anyway


Stuart France

Jane Dougherty Writes

Cheryl at cheryl162blog

Shadeau Bourne-Harbord at Lines of Shadeau

Michael at Morpeth Road

Kerfe at methodtwomadness

Geoff Le Pard at Tangental


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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9 Responses to Photo prompt round-up – Crypt #writephoto

  1. Ritu says:

    Some more great entries!
    Love your poem Sue!


  2. KL Caley says:

    Great Poem Sue! Aww I missed this one due to holidays, such an intriguing photo – looking forward to reading through the responses! KL ❤


  3. samanthamurdochblog says:

    Great photo and poem : )


  4. rivrvlogr says:

    A fine collection.


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