Image Credit: © Ritu Bhathal

In fear of darkness

Competing with Creation

We banish shadows

Our sulphurous glow blinds us

To the beauty of the night


Tanka for Colleen’s poetry 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 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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9 Responses to Night-blind

  1. Ritu says:

    Beautiful 💜


  2. kittysverses says:

    Bang on, Sue. 🙂


  3. Lovely and atmospheric, Sue. ❤


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