Unseen they gather
Living jewels bearing flame
Mirror summer’s fire
Exasperating presence
Beauty is invisible

For Colleen’s tanka challenge

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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20 Responses to Gathering

  1. pvcann says:

    Yes indeed, so tiny, so vital.


  2. Widdershins says:

    Shiny! … and exasperating! 😀


  3. Darn flies! So, what is the difference between a dragonfly and a damselfly? I’ve heard both?? Your tanka made something that is a pest appear beautiful. That is magical. ❤


  4. Jennie says:

    Lovely, Sue!


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  6. willowdot21 says:

    I like this 💜


  7. Vashti Q says:

    Beautiful Tanka, Sue. Although I agree, they should remain outdoors. 😀 xx


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