Light ~ Sascha Darlington #writephoto

It’s funny. When you start writing sometimes you don’t know where it’s going to go. This has been one of those times.

This was written for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto, which I love to do but haven’t done as much recently as I would have liked. Thanks, Sue. The photos are always incredible!


“Just you wait, dear. You’ll see the light at the end of the tunnel,” my Grandmother’s friend says as she pats my hand.

I have no answer, so I barely smile. I don’t want a tunnel. I do want a light–my light who thought joining the Marines was a good idea. How could that ever be a good idea when these altercations in the Middle East show no sign of ever abating?

Sam Rodriguez and I fell in love in high school. He was the star of the soccer team and I was the editor of the school newspaper. We were complete opposites until he started quoting Pablo Neruda and Jorge Borges and Emily Dickinson, the last completely flooring me.

Continue reading at Sascha Darlington’s Microcosm Explored

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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