Life Lines by Sue Vincent

A wonderful review from D. Wallace Peach…

Myths of the Mirror

As we celebrate our dear story-teller, poet, blogger, and wise-woman Sue Vincent, I’d thought I would share my favorite book of her poetry.

Below is a sublimely beautiful poem from its pages, and my review. If you enjoy it, consider picking up a copy for own heart’s enjoyment. ❤

Flowers

by Sue Vincent

There were always flowers.

Orchids pinned upon a mother’s breast,

All lace and diamonds.

Long black gloves

And painted lips,

As she left, laughing.

A child who watched

As the door closed.

*

There were flowers…

Yellow tulips,

Cellophane and ribbon

A girl who blushed

As the curtain fell

Upon the stage;

She cradled them,

A first bouquet.

*

There were flowers,

Roses and lilies

White, in hands and hair,

Their fragrance mingled

With frankincense,

A ghost of awe and wonder

Finding a home

In memory.

*

There were flowers…

Rainbow hued,

Everywhere.

Greeting a life newborn,

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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.
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7 Responses to Life Lines by Sue Vincent

  1. Thanks for sharing, Sue. One of my favorite poems among many that will stick with me, and a book that I’ll read over and over again. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jim Borden says:

    add one more positive review to the growing pile!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Lovely review and perfect choice of poem to share. Love this one. 🤍

    Liked by 1 person

  4. dgkaye says:

    Just beautiful. Congrats Sue ❤

    Like

  5. Jennie says:

    Such a wonderful review from Diana. Congratulations, Sue.

    Like

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