Where the Lichen Weeps on Stones by Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes:


Photo Credit: Sue Vincent

In a land before time

we remembered the curve of the Earth

and how it mirrored the heavens

Stars gazed past sight to the place of no mind

thoughts were eclipsed by the moon and the rocks reflected light

You walk to remember

to bring back hope and also sorrow

which must rise through the bracken to be freed

Long buried in forgetting

the hold of fear was strong

it held fast the magic of the land

that longs to breathe love

Beneath the hills, the bear sleeps to awaken the raven

a reunion of Earth and sky

Continue reading: Where the Lichen Weeps on Stones

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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1 Response to Where the Lichen Weeps on Stones by Alethea Kehas

  1. This reminds me of a Wyndam (sp?) novel called The Trouble with Lichen. (He wrote Village of the Dammed and Day of the Trifids) (sp?) – hadn’t thought of lichen since then supposed to be so healthy for you, love the image.

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