If it had been a snake…by the Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge

Reblogged from Phil, the Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge:

Once again they stomped out of the room knowing without looking that their superior was glaring at her through the one way glass.

She sat quite still.

Except there was that quiet little smile again.


Her interrogators clinched their jaws.

How was she managing it?

Having spent days in the concrete isolation cells.

Blind folded. Bound to a chair.

Without nourishment.

Yet she wouldn’t bend.

What kept her going?

Everything pointed to her. Being one of them.

Clinging to the past. Worse. Talking to others. Spreading nonsense.

“Not trying to recruit.  No, just chatting. Forestry stuff.”

Right. They ain’t no landscapers.

Mythological tree of Norse legends, Yggdrasil. (USPD. pub.date/Commons.wikimedia.org)

Yggdrasil. (USPD. pub.date/Commons.wikimedia.org)

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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 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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8 Responses to If it had been a snake…by the Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge

  1. Sue, thank you so much. I’m honored to be on your blog.


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