Lore illuminated ~ Bones

lands imagined by eye and ear

Small screams drew us from far and wide through a sun-dappled valley of rosewood and pyne to the edge of a great field of green — but a green of vein-blue hue it was, like an ocean stained with jealousy. There in the deep of that sweetgrass sea stood a twisted old ironwood tree.

It snaked skyward, spawn of a gray strain unknown, ominous, lost, at anchor alone, a strange scurvy pirate, no skull but all bones, bleeding black sap like bile.

The photography of Michael Leacher ~ Bones

With gnarled, fingery branches it cast a wide net, nails longing to scratch at our treasure and get it…


The illuminated lore project is an ongoing collaboration of
photographer Michael Leacher
and Lore of the Underlings author John Klobucher

2 thoughts on “Lore illuminated ~ Bones

  1. The picture has a very spectral feel to it. Very appropriate.

  2. Thanks David! Yes, Michael really captured something in this image…

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