Thursday Photo Prompt, #writephoto: Obelisk.

This is  my entry for Sue Vincent of Daily Echo’s #writephoto prompt.

​You have to 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 3rd May and link back to Sue’s post here with a pingback. Please make sure that the pingback works and if not, copy and paste your link into the comments section of that post.

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The Obelisk

It was a clear evening and the last rays of the sun where dancing on the water. The cliff and the old Obelisk were already in the shadows. Rachel approached with caution incase there were others there. 

Standing by the Obelisk  Rachel howled at the rising moon. Her pain growing inside her.  She wondered if she should end her life, was there any point in going on.

She raised her head and sent out a plea.

  Under the moon and Obelisk

I stand and beg you to find me

I have not seen you since our tryst

I need you to save me set me free

What hope have I our child dead

I carried our only hope

Alone I stand here in dread

I am tired, I can not cope.

       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Rachel curled up and wept, she fell asleep. Far away, further up the coast Lisa heard Rachel’s plea, she prayed the old ones of the Obelisk would protect her friend until the dawn. Nestled in her arms Hope smiled.

Even further away Mathew stopped feeding on a deer and listened to the wind. Something indistinct told him Rachel needed him.

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29 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    May 06, 2017 @ 10:23:54

    So touching sis xxx

    Reply

  2. Sue Vincent
    May 06, 2017 @ 12:07:19

    A moving epsode, Willow ❤

    Reply

  3. Sue Vincent
    May 06, 2017 @ 15:26:05

    Reblogged this on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo.

    Reply

  4. Maisie
    May 06, 2017 @ 15:30:50

    Is this obelisk the one that sits on the edge of Portland Bill?

    Reply

  5. noelleg44
    May 06, 2017 @ 17:04:01

    Very, very nice, Willow!

    Reply

  6. Judy E Martin
    May 07, 2017 @ 14:04:05

    I hope Matthew manages to find her, as she needs himm so badly! Well done for another wonnderful installment. Sis xx

    Reply

  7. D. Wallace Peach
    May 07, 2017 @ 18:30:27

    I like how the obelisk seems to send her message outward and others far away sense it. Lovely plea. 🙂

    Reply

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