A Writer’s Vocation


A Writer’s Vocation


As I sit at my study table with the fire warming the silence of this rainy afternoon,

a slender flame leaps out of the place of shadows,

making me profess that which may not go in vain.

As I lift the pen with my rough hand and bring the diary of my life so far, toward me,

I ask the flame of knowledge burning before my eyes . . . where do I go from here? What is my vocation?

Answer? It gave me naught but its bright words burnt my paper thrice;

Upon the words I wrote it bade them to leap from slumber and enter within.

It is just that every writer of prose will come to understand that his writings only

come from that one single pure fire that blemishes the red wounds of a sage’s flesh for us;

that every time you lift…

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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 scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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