Thursday photo prompt: Span #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a a view between two trees of a rapid river tumbling over stones beneath a bridge. The banks are lush and green, and the water if spanned by a simple arch of stone, all overgrown with a green carpet and shaded by trees.

Span

He stood on the bridge and enviously watch as the water rushed and scrambled away. He had long since given up all hope of escape.

What if , he thought to himself, what if he had never found this accursed glen. Not ridden to the centre of the bridge, not halted his horse to to speak to the beautiful maid.

She had had the most piercing blue eyes he had ever seen and blackest hair, raven coloured. Oh! Her lips ruby red demanding to be kissed. She had offered him a drink from a golden Challis which he had been compelled to take.

Immediately he drank from the draft he knew all was not well. He started to feel dizzy and she helped him down from his horse. Smiling and whispering what delights she had in-store for him.

He fell into a deep sleep and had strange and wonderful dreams where she made unending love to him. When he awoke she was gone, he could not clear his head nor could he move.

He tried to move but he was rooted to the ground and his horse had turned to stone. Struggle as he may he was stuck fast as he looked down he could see he was changed. He was a tree he fought to move, he tried to shout but nothing happened. His trusty steed was frozen in stone, thankfully still sleeping.

For years he tried in vain to seek help but no one passed his way or came to his aid. He ranted , he raved to himself he cursed the day he ever set eyes on the woman . He tried as often as he could to escape but all for nought. Hundreds of years passed but still he remained.

All thoughts of escape were pointless now, he had done what had done and that which was done could not be undone. He was was here, turned into a tree, and his horse a rock by his side.

From a distance it was not easy to see him but close up or through binoculars you could make out that this tree looked like a man trying to escape, next to a stone horse with a long black tail.

No one ever visited the glen these days it was too far off the beaten track. It become over grown . If you expand the photo below you might see the Knight and his trusty horse. I wonder if we all wish him and his horse free we could save them.

This is part of Sue Vincent‘s Thursday Photo Prompt.

A Long Hard Knight

A wonderful vision was she, a beauty to behold.

Her hair cascading down her back a lusterus  gold.

Hypnotic eyes of blue , deep pools to dive into.

Skin a velvet cream soft almost see through.

 

Among the poppies singing gently to herself

In a robe of red and gold she sat the Queen of the elves.

A gentle knight rode by all in armor and his finery

He asked  her  was she the Queen of heaven

No she replied that name does not belong to me.

 

She bade him leave his horse and rest with her a while.

He wanted to refuse her but she had such a beautiful smile.

He left his horse to graze and lay down his sword.

He took the lady’s hand and sat with her upon the green sward.

 

She took his mind, she took his senses and his virginity too

With kisses sweet and fingers light she showed the young knight exactly what to do.

With caresses smooth and gentle she coaxed his manhood to swell

And though this was his first time she made sure that he did it well.

 

Four days and nights she kept the knight bound within her will

She taught him amazing things,he though tired could not rest though he begged her to be still.

Teaching him things he had never known and exciting parts of his body taking him into another zone..

Her body, she helped him explore, hour by hour as he learnt more. Making his lust sore  and waving as his innocent away had flown

 

Finally when she had, had her fill and her appetite was satisfied

She sat and brushed her hair, what of the young knight who she had taught so well…………… sadly he was no more, worn out the youth had died.

 

 

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