Passages of Time ~ Sascha Darlington #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a secluded corner, with calm water reflecting the green leaves of summer .

Passages of Time

It’s late July. The spring-fed pond wrinkles around the edges, fissures forming where the ground parches.

I’ve become part of the landscape on this rock. Even the bullfrogs ignore me now, moving with unconcerned ease. A snake slithers into the murky pool, its tongue tasting the air for scents of intruders and prey.

The heat of the afternoon enfolds me like the blanket my late mother wrapped around me as an infant, which I carried every day until it shredded in the washer one fateful Sunday. The sun barely penetrates the leafy canopy above. I feel enshrouded.

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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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