Ancient stone crumbles
Washed by eternity’s waves
My footprints linger
Time’s turning seasons altered
By the smallest grain of sand

For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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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18 Responses to Marked

  1. And the smallest grain of sand makes such a difference.

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  2. Wow, yes, it’s like the domino effect, a grain of sand makes a big difference! Thank you, Sue!


  3. Erik says:

    I always think, as I walk the beach, about where each stone and grain of sand came from over the eons, and what journey each traveled to be where it is at “this moment.” You captured something true and beautiful in this short poem, Sue.


  4. dgkaye says:

    Beautiful and profound Sue. ❤


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