Thursday photo prompt – Swan #writephoto

Intriguing photograph this week Sue. One close to my heart as there are many swans in the vicinity of the marina.
jan-12th-swanCheck out Sue’s post this week here:
https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/3193846/posts/1294900674

Shimmering ghostlike on the water,
Liquid gold in her wake,
Before the hunters found her
She made her silent escape.
They weren’t interested in her beauty,
This swan with the golden breast,
Would the magic be passed to her offspring,
All these riches she laid in her nest.
Greed overruled all reason,
They sought her noon and night,
But she evaded them in the darkness,
A shadow of golden moonlight.
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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth for jelly babies or fruit pastilles. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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14 Responses to Thursday photo prompt – Swan #writephoto

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    Oh I really like this…a whole fairytale in a verse 🙂

  2. I’m glad they didn’t get her.

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  4. Puti says:

    loved it

  5. Bernadette says:

    Your poem is incandescent as the photo. Brava👏

  6. Pingback: Photo prompt round up – Swan #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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