Gallant blush of dawn

Imprisoned by winter’s bars

Promise of rebirth

Time’s fleeting finality

Made a mockery by gold


Hiabun for Colleen’s poetry challange


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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20 Responses to Golden

  1. Sadje says:

    A lovely poem


  2. Thought provoking beauty in your words, Sue


  3. beth says:

    beautiful words, sue


  4. Reblogged this on Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author & Book Blogger and commented:
    Love the last two lines!


  5. I love the layers of meaning in this spectacular Tanka, Sue. Amazing! ❤


  6. jazzytower says:

    Love this Sue, and that photo is awesome.



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