#writephoto – My mind’s eye – Robbie Cheadle

It is amazing to me how sometimes a prompt will result in an immediate idea and flow of words. Like a tap being turned on. Other times a bit of effort is required. Occasionally, I find, I just don’t feel inspired and then I leave it. Forced writing is never work that I am ultimately pleased with. Happily, when I saw this divine photograph, this entire poem popped into my head, almost fully formed.

My mind’s eye

I reflect on my life

through my mind’s eye



I open secret drawers

rummaging through

their hidden contents.

My childhood

A time of happiness


and laughter.

My teenage years

I gently probe

Pulling out memories

Like old clothes

from the cupboard of time.

I run my eye over them

looking for rents,

tears and wrinkles.

Continue reading: #Photoprompt – My mind’s eye – Robbie’s inspiration

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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6 Responses to #writephoto – My mind’s eye – Robbie Cheadle

  1. Thank you for sharing, Sue.


  2. Jennie says:

    One of the best.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. dgkaye says:

    This was beautiful Robbie. 🙂 x

    Liked by 1 person

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