This week’s prompt ~ Clouded
Image by scvincent.com
For visually challenged writers, the image shows a landscape of green moorland and hills, with a pool of water near rocks in the foreground and a heavy bank of white cloud rolling in and masking the horizon.
Most of us want to know
What goes on behind closed doors
For me, even more so.
Behind a low hanging cloud
What does it hide?
My mind goes into overdrive
Like Icarus, flying too close to the sun
I must know,
I must wipe the mist from the mirror
Leaving the moor behind me.
The cool water, a blessing to any traveller
Rest your weary back against ancient rocks
That could no doubt tell a tale
If we had ears to hear.
I could wait for that cloud to lift
Or continue walking
I walk on into the cloud
Soft, cool, slightly damp
Stepping straight on to Gulliver’s Island
I am transported to Lilliput
Walking beside Gulliver
Watching the little fellow with his lantern
Telling the sleeping townsfolk
That it was twelve o clock and all’s well…
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