Photo prompt round-up: Tranquil #writephoto

Over 50 have joined in this week, great stuff and great fun to read or write.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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Time
Passing
Ceaselessly
Caught by the stream
Flotsam and jetsom
Spiralling whirpools
Memories reflect themselves
In silent and unruffled pools
The river flows heedlessly onwards
Our tears and laughter define its essence

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The photo for this week’s prompt was taken on the banks of the river Wharfe in Ilkley, Yorkshire.The light in the photograph is strange and otherwordly. Careful editing would have corrected it, but I loved the lilac cast as a prompt.

Ilkley is a place I have loved all my life, mostly for the moors above the town and the memories that haunt every pathway… memories both my own and those of the far distant past of my people.

The rover that runs through the valley below is also a very special place. I paddled in its swift waters as a child, and as a woman watched herons fishing there. It was also one of the…

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  1. Love the poem, and the additional prose fascinate 🙂

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