Remains – Robbie Cheadle #writephoto

This week, Sue has provided the prompt “remains” for her Thursday photo prompt. I thought I would have a go at another haibun. I like the idea of prose and a haiku related by a common thread, yet different.

All that remains

The plaque on the wall is all that remains of Lizzie Bowlynge. Well that, and the opening and shutting of windows, mysterious voices and sounds and re-arranging of furniture on the landing and in the cellar of the Three Tuns Pub in Bungay.

She paid the price for stealing a quart jug of ale from her place of employment. She was caught and chained to the cellar wall as punishment for her dastardly crime. The walls in the cellar are thick, part of the structure having previously formed part of Bungay Castle, built in the 12th century. No-one could hear her cries as she was left to slowly perish from starvation.

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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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2 Responses to Remains – Robbie Cheadle #writephoto

  1. robbiecheadle says:

    Thank you for sharing my piece, Sue.


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