Photo prompt round up – Lantern #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt, in spite of the sinister turn many of the responses took, was taken during a convivial evening in the George and Pilgrim in Glastonbury, looking out onto the High Street. The inn was purpose-built in th late 1400s as a coaching inn to accomodate those coming to visit the Abbey. It is the oldest such place in the area and still retains many of its original features. It is also haunted… some say the ghost of Abbot Whiting still walks there…

More wonderful entries this week. Thank you to everyone who took part. 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 and I will reblog as many as I can as the entries come in… but given the volume of entries we are getting now, that may not be all of them. All contributions will be featured in the round-up on Thursday

The vagaries of WordPress mean that occasionally a pingback won’t get through. If you have written a piece for this week’s challenge and it does not appear below, please leave a link in the comments and I will add it to the list.

Come and join in!



Memories like ghosts
Walk the silent corridors
In unquiet minds
Regret haunts the unwary
Sorrow for what might have been

Memories like ghosts
Run laughing through the lamp light
Chasing their rainbows
Casting their coloured shadows
Illuminating a smile

Memories like ghosts
Hovering enticingly
At the edge of night
Remember both dark and light
Of a life lived in colour

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Many thanks to this weeks contributors:

Lorraine at My Frilly Freudian Slip

Jane Dougherty Writes

Willow at willowdot21


Pamela Morse at mermaidcamp

Sarah Brentyn at Lemon Shark Reef

Anisha at Musings of a Pseudo-writer

Michael from Morpeth Road

Neel at neelwrites

Reinventions by Reena

Ritu Bhathal at But I Smile Anyway

Geoff Le Pard from Tangental

Robbie Cheadle

Jan Malique at Strange Goings On in the Shed

Hayley at The Story Files

(and see Hayley’s longer tale starting here)

Stuart France

Bernadette at Haddon Musings

Helen Jones from Journey to Ambeth

Lady Lee Manila

Kerfe from methodtwomadness

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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20 Responses to Photo prompt round up – Lantern #writephoto

  1. memadtwo says:

    Beautiful poem, Sue. And another great prompt! (K)


  2. Bernadette says:

    Such a nostalgic poem – beautiful. I always enjoy learning where the photo was taken.


  3. Ritu says:

    Wonderful… as always Sue!!!


  4. hrh66 says:

    Thanks Sue. Great you included my longer story too. 🙂


  5. willowdot21 says:

    All fabulous entries again this week!


  6. Reblogged this on ladyleemanila and commented:
    lantern tales 🙂


  7. TanGental says:

    lovely poem Sue an d you do get some tremendous responses. 20 entries; it’s getting to be quite a big thing!!


  8. rivrvlogr says:

    You had some great responses, Sue, and your poem is excellent.


  9. oldsunbird says:

    So beautiful! Speaks to me in my 90th year.


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