Thursday photo prompt: Wicker #writephoto

Welcome to Sue Vincent’s weekly Photo prompt!

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For visually challenged writers, Sue’s image shows three figures that seem to be female and made of branches, with their hands joined.

It was no wonder the Wicker sisters started to bicker.
All three were fed up, bored, and at a loose end.
I-spy had long lost its appeal, there were no creatures around with which to pass the time of day and all they had was each other.
The wickering started early in the day, the eldest moaning about not having enough colour in her cheeks, and the middle sister exasperated by the drabness of her attire.
The youngest, despite the discomfort of a branch that had become dislodged in a rather delicate place, was forever the optimist and had an idea.
‘Come sisters! Let us celebrate the day and dance under the clear sky!’
‘Not on your nelly!’ said the eldest. ‘My corns are playing up!’
‘You’re mad! What if someone should see?’ said the second. ‘It’ll be pandemonium in the field and the farmer will do his crust!’
‘So what if they do? Who would believe them and by the time anyone came to check, we’ll be long stagnant in our usual places. Where’s your sense of adventure? The world is more than black and white! Come on! Let’s have some fun!’
‘Oh all right then,’ the two miseries said in unison.
The three joined hands and began to sway side to side gently gathering momentum.
As they did so, the movements brushed their surroundings, defining them and it in Nature’s hues.
‘Well I never!’ said the eldest.

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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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28 Responses to Thursday photo prompt: Wicker #writephoto

  1. Sadje says:

    Good story. Using both versions of the prompt.

  2. This is great. Like a scene from the Wizard of Oz.

  3. Your sense of humor shines in this story Di. I love how you display the monochrome photo and end your poem with the coloured photo to parallel the story. Very clever.

  4. jenanita01 says:

    Lovely story, Di. I wonder how long they have been dancing, and if there is a legend there somewhere…

  5. The Hook says:

    Wicked wicker post!

  6. Sue Vincent says:

    Love this take, Di! I’m all for letting dance put the colour back in life πŸ™‚

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  8. This was fun Di. Like the Wizard of Oz! πŸ™‚πŸ’•

  9. I like how you used both pictures and your whimsical take on the wicker sisters.

  10. willowdot21 says:

    Excellent it all proves the help of a positive mind πŸ’œ

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