Lantern #writephoto – The escape


Thick tendrils of mist embrace the thick base;

The ancient trunk transforms into an eerie face;

Deep knotholes become dark hooded eyes;

A missing chunk of bark, a mouth that sighs.


Frothy fronds of foliage, a frame of hair;

In entirety a figure of torturous despair;

A screeching owl rents the dark;

Making my anxiety feel keen and stark.


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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 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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2 Responses to Lantern #writephoto – The escape

  1. Thanks for posting my poem, Sue.


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