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 has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. 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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