Wayward

Strait
The path
Narrow lines
Guiding onwards
Shrouded and shadowed
Both beauty and respite
Call a seeker’s feet to stray
Till drawn by darker temptations
The light ignored for baser nature
The track seems lost in a jungle of need
Wayward spirits seek the path of return
Peering through the self-created gloom
In search of a light that seems lost
Until turning deep within
They find a guiding star
Present, quiescent
Lighting the way
Never lost
Leading
Home

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 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.
This entry was posted in photo prompt, Poetry and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

25 Responses to Wayward

  1. Sadje says:

    A beautiful poem and truth of life

    Like

  2. kittysverses says:

    Self – created gloom and in search of light that seems lost, beautiful expressions, Sue. Lovely. 🙂

    Like

  3. Pingback: Wayward | Mystical Strings

  4. This is terrific Sue!

    Like

  5. Fabulous response, Sue. Love how you’re helping us find the light.

    Like

  6. willowdot21 says:

    Love this Sue ❤️

    Like

  7. I love your comparison and contrasts, Sue. Your words are the journey toward the light. Brilliant! ❤

    Like

  8. Awesome poem Sue. Take us to the light!

    Like

  9. judeitakali says:

    This is amazing Sue. Very well balanced

    Like

  10. Wonderful Sue…the track of life with some sidings on the way…but always moving forward. x

    Like

  11. Pingback: WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt: @lisalisathom | Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

  12. D.L. Finn, Author says:

    A wonderful reminder to look within for your answers and light. Beautiful.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.