Glimpsed

Today is Thursday and if Sue Vincent was not fighting her own battle she would of set us her weekly #writephoto.So here is one I wrote back in August 2016.

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The priory on the Rim of Io

The  priory on the Rim of was the last of it’s kind almost forgotten by the rest of creation. …but not quite!

Stay away from the windows she had been told by grandfather and by Mother Superior both. They had impressed upon her the importance of her presence  there was to be a secret. The Nuns were all delightful and so kind but they, being a silent order could only speak to her between the hours of six and eight pm. So even though they did their best to entertain their guest she was lonely.

She spent her days , happily in the priory and it’s gardens, the smell of the strange flowers native to Io calming and soothing her. At night she was enthralled by the other three Galilean moons that orbit Jupiter.

Keep away from the windows at night they all told her, you must not be seen. Your condition will give you away. 

She did try but the spectacular light that was generated by Io and the other three moons of Jupiter was enthralling.

Stay away from the windows they had begged her but the lights already had a hold on her.

And so it was that she , the last pregnant woman in the  Universe, the last pregnant woman in thirty years stood at the window watching the lights washing over Io.

Sadly  the bounty hunters from Mars saw her at the window, they saw her long hair and pregnant belly, too young, too beautiful to be an ancient Nun.

What future the Universe the only pregnant woman in thirty years held to ransom.All because she could not resist looking out the window.

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Hi everyone just a quick note if anyone would like to re-post any of their old #writephoto prompts please do. While Sue is not posting a photo prompt due to not being well, she would love to see old ones reposted.

Now if you would like to join in please use the #writephoto badge

and link back to one of Sue’s most recent posts. That way Sue can see that we have reposted one of her prompts. We can do this every Thursday or anyday you like. 

We could also re-use any of the wonderful photos Sue has given us and write a new prompt. You can always take the prompt photo from my page and write a new poem or story.

Sue will not be reblogging any or doing a round up so just do it to make Sue smile. At #writephoto

17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sue Vincent
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 06:20:16

    This was one of the early photos, I remember. A great story, Willow…and thank you 😀

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 07:57:36

    I remember this one of yours!!!

    Reply

  3. trentpmcd
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 11:27:39

    Hmm, a good idea and I might do it 🙂

    Reply

  4. noelleg44
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 13:01:59

    What a lovely thought Willow and a nice take on the photo!

    Reply

  5. pensitivity101
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 17:14:53

    Good rebog choice Willow.

    Reply

  6. johncoyote
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 17:49:35

    I enjoyed your work today dear friend. Myth and tale is my favorite. I did like this one. I hope you are doing well. Have some fun and be safe.

    Reply

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