Gathering

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 scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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20 Responses to Gathering

  1. pvcann says:

    Yes indeed, so tiny, so vital.

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  2. Widdershins says:

    Shiny! … and exasperating! 😀

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  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. ❤

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  4. Jennie says:

    Lovely, Sue!

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  5. Pingback: Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap “Congregate & Love,” No. 96, #SynonymsOnly | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

  6. willowdot21 says:

    I like this 💜

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  7. Vashti Q says:

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

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