From the origin

To seek seeds of gratitude

With a loving heart

And should my branches wither

I am rooted deep in earth


For Colleen’s Tanka Challenge

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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18 Responses to Seeking

  1. Lori Carlson says:

    Beautiful Tanka! Such hope in so few words.


  2. Bernadette says:

    Such a hopeful Tanka.


  3. bobcabkings says:

    Lovely image (and photos)


  4. bobcabkings says:

    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    Being rooted – yes

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Hi, Sue. I love your last line best. There is something about being “deeply rooted” that really moves me. ❤


  6. Pingback: Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #10 – FATE & STARS – Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer

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