Haunted by silence

Through planned, positioned trees,
round the next bend,
we stumbled upon the ruins,
still and lifeless, shrouded in mist….

On, past the frugal remains of a kitchen
and a refectory carpeted in grass,
a chapel, roofless
and still haunted by silence.

Fountains Abbey ~ Gill Renard

Another misty Autumn evening walk and Roche Abbey becomes even more atmospheric

For the Photo a Day Challenge @ CitySonnets: Old

17 Comments on “Haunted by silence

  1. Dear Laura, I am constantly amazed at who you are and what you see. How come I to be a part of this family, But God. Awed, Sherwood

    Sent from Mail for Windows 10

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  2. Someone else already wrote this in a comment but my first thought was “very atmospheric.” I like the idea of a refectory carpeted in grass.

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