#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 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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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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