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

  1. barbtaub says:

    Nice Yeats echoes.

    Liked by 1 person

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