Penrith Castle’s Tale.

I wish I had taken more photos. I was so taken up in the moment that my phone stayed mostly in my pocket. There among the stones and walls, I was there but not.

I did not see wind swept ruins in the heart of Penrith, I saw a home, with galleries, staircases, kitchens and all covered with beautiful tapestries and curtains. I could feel life in this place and it felt nice.

The Castle’s Secrets.

What

secrets

do you hold.

Echos of days

Of old. History

Unfolds holding so much

Reaching through time you touch me

I see, clear, your former glory

You told me your fascinating tale

Through time and space your history prevails.


More thoughts from The Silent Eye‘s : The Full Circle : Finding your way home, weekend in Cumbria.

18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Dec 15, 2018 @ 14:26:56

    I love your poetic thoughts on this!!!

    Reply

  2. Jane Dougherty
    Dec 15, 2018 @ 14:37:19

    That’s exactly how it should beโ€”to be enjoying yourself so much you forget about your phone!

    Reply

  3. Hรฉlรจne Vaillant
    Dec 15, 2018 @ 15:29:28

    Absolutely lovely Willow. Reliving it as it once were. The image is etched into your memory which is far better than a photo from your camera.

    Reply

  4. Jordy
    Dec 15, 2018 @ 15:34:49

    Love the poem and photoโ€™s! Love your inspiration, Willow!๐Ÿ’•

    Reply

  5. Betty Hayes Albright
    Dec 17, 2018 @ 01:27:28

    Oh, how I’d love to see such beautiful, ancient sites as these…. Food for the imagination. Thanks for writing about your experience, Willow. ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—

    Reply

  6. robertawrites235681907
    Dec 17, 2018 @ 16:10:00

    An interesting adventure, Willow, and a lovely poem

    Reply

  7. Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet
    Dec 20, 2018 @ 00:41:34

    I could hear the spirits whispers ๐Ÿ˜Š

    Reply

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