Said he,
“Old music…
The beginning times,
When the stars were younger
And the portal stood open
That dreams and possibilities
Might travel freely between the worlds.
The children of Earth still knew magic then.”
“I will play, but they can no longer hear.
They have closed the doors against our song,
Consigning us to fairytales
And casting us as evil…
Or worse, a fantasy.
Amusing children
With ancient lore.”
“But children
Can see


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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12 Responses to Play…

  1. and adults too, sometimes…
    wonderful double etheree, Sue…

    Liked by 2 people

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Not all adults lose true sight, thankfully. 💜

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Stunning, Sue. You use the form seamlessly, and the poem’s magic resonates.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. memadtwo says:

    Play…we’ve forgotten that too. But not always, thank goodness. (K)


  5. Pingback: Play… – France & Vincent

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