The Island

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Island – Image by KL Caley
Ah, it’s that time of year again when I am exposed in my entirety and they come calling.
I don’t mind, it’s nice to have the company and I provide what is needed to enhance their chances of survival.
It’s something in my soil you see.
It’s rich in certain elements, nutrients and minerals only I can give, though I have no idea why or how. It just is.
Trevor here (he’s my guardian tree) holds watch and keeps me intact with his root network. He’s in touch with Our Mother at all times so that when the seasons are on the cusp, the water recedes and here I am.
It’s a lovely spot don’t you think?
So peaceful and unspoilt.
The birds are on their way. Instinct drives them here and together we shall bathe in the richness and beauty Our Mother shares with us all.
Then when the season changes again, I shall be caressed and sheathed by the cleansing waters to sleep until the next time my services are required.


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour 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! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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25 Responses to The Island

  1. Carol anne says:

    I love it Di! What a beautiful story!

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Absolutely love this one Di 💜

  3. Sadje says:

    Very good take.

  4. murisopsis says:

    I love this take on the transient nature of the small tufts of land that come and go… We have several along the river walk that come and go….

  5. KL Caley says:

    Oh wow. What a clever and evocative way you have captured nature at work here. Brilliant entry, as always, Di. Thank you so much for joining in with the #writephoto prompt. KL ❤

  6. parikhit says:

    Nature only happily gives and is never glum about it.

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  8. What a calming story to start my day. Well done.
    One question or note maybe. I may just need more tea (it is pretty early here) but your line:
    – – – It’s rich is certain elements …
    Should it read:
    – – > It’s rich IN certain elements … ?

    I love your imagery in this story.

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  10. Jemima Pett says:

    Oh, I do like it when inanimate objects prove they aren’t 🙂

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