Silver Tree meets Secret Moon

Sun in Gemini


What silver magic rises here

Amidst the Winter mists and gloom

When, darkly frosted, shines the bark

Announcing light that drives the gloom

Where sleeping tree meets secret moon


But do you have the eyes of child?

And ears curled round our faery song

What is not there, yet plainly seen?

Or are you bound to look around

Believing what has never been.


This is no threat, no malice’d tune

With opened ring we welcome you

Abide on grass that knows your name

Drink deep the strangeness of our game

And touch the love beyond the flame…


©Stephen Tanham

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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 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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3 Responses to Silver Tree meets Secret Moon

  1. Pingback: Silver Tree meets Secret Moon | Campbells World

  2. jenanita01 says:

    Stunning image and words, Stephen…

    Liked by 1 person

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