What do you See? May 14/2019

Hélène from Willow Poetry has set another What Do You See challenge.


Petal was the last of her kind, and it was imperative she survived.
Here she was safe, close to the sun and away from those who wished to study her, killing her in the process rather than allowing her to thrive.
Should Petal cease to exist, it was said the world would end within weeks.
Every day Nora climbed the 125 steps with her measured water.
It was her duty, her responsibility, her privilege to care for Petal.
Petal was the Giver of Life, but sometimes Nora wished she was rejuvinated before she began the climb.

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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 am 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 now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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24 Responses to What do you See? May 14/2019

  1. Sadje says:

    A good take on the picture.

  2. Ah, an arduous journey indeed to climb up to Petal. Nora’s energy came from trust.

  3. This is awesome. It could develop into a children’s story so easily! Beautiful.

  4. Jen Goldie says:

    Somehow your words touched my heart. Thank you for such a beautiful write 🙂💜🌼

  5. blindzanygirl says:

    Absolutely brilliant Di

  6. jenanita01 says:

    I bet she prays for rain…

  7. Michael says:

    I’m understanding how Nora feels…great take on this image Di.

  8. michnavs says:

    This could be a plot for a fairy tale of children’s story..

  9. Pingback: What do you See? Roundup May 14/2019 | Willow Poetry

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