Thursday Photo Prompt – Cracked Ice #writephoto: A Nonet.

Thursday Photo Prompt – Cracked Ice #writephoto


 Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 7th December.

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Feel free to use #writephoto logo or include the prompt photo in your post if you wish or you can replace it with one of your own to illustrate your work.

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Cracked Ice


She had  been skating  all afternoon

The  sky  now golden shot  with pink

The ice strong  and  inviting

Her new skates were flying

Suddenly ice cracked

She was lost



32 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kkessler833
    Dec 02, 2016 @ 17:54:36

    Beautiful post!


  2. Michael
    Dec 02, 2016 @ 19:33:29

    That realisation of being trapped would have to be a scary moment Di, well expressed, its the suddenness of it that frightens me.


    • willowdot21
      Dec 02, 2016 @ 19:41:28

      Hi Michael , is this comment meant for me , I am willow not Di . 🙂


      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 19:57:27

        Sorry willow, off with the fairies, my apologies…..yes I was making comment on your post….

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 20:04:07

        No worries I can answer to anything !! Yes I was looking for the sudden shock. I do have a fear of being trapped under ice!

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:06:01

        Its something too awful to contemplate….I’m worried now as to what name I used for Di…..goodness my mind is a wandering….

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:13:50

        Who ever Di is she will understand. Back to trapped under ice, to be in freezing water, unable to breathe and yet to be able to see above and freedom but unable to break through……….. best we change the subject!!

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:16:26

        yes [please gives me the willies thinking about it…my issue is it is summer here and we are into some hot weather, temps in the high 30Cs for the next few days….though I have solar panels on my house now and they pay for the air con during the day…..keeps the house livable…

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:43:51

        It is very hard to comprehend prolonged high temperatures here in southern England at this time of year! we have had all day frosts for three days this week though today has been a little milder!

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:45:43

        Its the other extreme isn’t it…..I remember working in the south years ago where it was in my opinion cold a lot of the time and there were days when if the sun didn’t hit the ground the frost remained all day….

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:51:00

        Yes, and that is exactly how this week has been ! This planet is just full of extremes! I am impressed that your solar panels work so well for you …where are you ? if you don’t mind me asking.

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:51:54

        I live in New South Wales Australia, a little to the north of Sydney in the Hunter Valley

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:56:59

        I have friends in Sydney they are visiting Europe at the moment due here this weekend and we hope to see them !! Australia is on our bucket list!!

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:01:21

        Well come on down, we treat you Poms with the upmost ‘respect’ after all some of us are probably related to you…

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:06:41

        🙂 no doubt all of you … this Pom is working on her hubby to take the trip!!! 🙂

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:09:39

        Good luck, its a long way as I have made to trip to England a few years ago….numb bum and all that but well worth the pain….

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:14:53

        I shall tell the old man.. must be off now be vigilant if you go ice-skating😋😎

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:15:53

        Always…though to only ice I see is in the freezer…. 🙂

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:59:13

        It has been great chatting to you but it is late here and I have an early dog walk tomorrow! So I shall have to bid you good night … have a good day and speak again 🙂

      • Michael
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:00:42

        Good night….see you another time Willow

      • willowdot21
        Dec 02, 2016 @ 22:05:22

        Yes will do , keep well Michael!

  3. Lynz Real Cooking
    Dec 02, 2016 @ 21:27:57

    Wow very shocking end and beautiful as well


  4. Judy E Martin
    Dec 05, 2016 @ 15:54:14

    A very sad tale Willow, but it fitted beautifully with the image. 🙂


  5. Sue Vincent
    Dec 07, 2016 @ 19:23:33

    Harsh and scary, Willow…yet as beautifully told as always. Thank you.


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