Miles from Innisfree – Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Miles from Innisfree

I, too, will rise, but I am miles from Innisfree. I am beside these standing stones that mark a bog’s edge. Water pierces the sea of its entrapping grass like a drowning swimmer. No soft footprints along what passes for a shore, save my own.

Where is my path forward? The bog yields no trail or solid ground. And beyond it, a line of trees before dark foothills–themselves towered over by whitecaps.

Where will I make my cabin? Where, my bean rows and honey hive? Where will I hear  lake waters lapping along a serene shore? Not in a heart too disturbed by the terrible beauty before me.

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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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5 Responses to Miles from Innisfree – Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

  1. barbtaub says:

    Nice Yeats echoes.

    Liked by 1 person

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