Dying embers wane;
Pictures form and fade,
A brief existence,
Echoing memory.
Eyes and starlight
Flicker gleams of recognition.
Long ago and tomorrow
Lose their meaning
Riding smoke as dreams.
Old ones whisper
The tales that remain.
Time stands still
As the fire dies.

For the dVerse Quadrille

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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 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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25 Responses to Vision

  1. Paula Light says:

    Beautiful ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  2. willowdot21 says:

    The fire may dim but never die 💜💜💜

    Liked by 1 person

  3. noelleg44 says:

    Beautifully written, as usual, Sue. You are our poet laureate!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. This is truly lovely Sue.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Sadje says:

    Oh so beautiful, Sue.


  6. Beautiful poem, Sue. ❤


  7. This is beautifully written, Sue. Here’s to time standing still for a little longer.


  8. memadtwo says:

    Catching the essence. (K)

    Liked by 1 person

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