Thursday photo prompt – Swan #writephoto

First in this week …



the swan glides gracefully
her movement reflected
on the lake she floated
she’s happy to be free
able to drift with glee
and as fast as she could

her cygnets are waiting
she protects them from harm
together they look charm
curious on what she brings
all of them to her cling
and they’re all such a swarm

mother swan and cygnets
their graceful pirouettes*

(c) ladyleemanila 2017


* The HexSonnetta, created by Andrea Dietrich, consists of two six-line stanzas and a finishing rhyming couplet with the following set of rules:

Meter: Iambic Trimeter
Rhyme Scheme: a/bb/aa/b c/dd/cc/d ee

Iambic Trimeter means the usual iambic (alternating unstressed/stressed) meter for every line of the poem, but instead of the ten syllables that comprise a typical sonnet’s iambic pentameter, this particular form uses six syllables of iambic trimeter per line. Thus, the name HexSonnetta. The first part of the form’s name refers…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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7 Responses to Thursday photo prompt – Swan #writephoto

  1. busy lady says:

    Interesting picture of the swan in the lake! Loved it. And the swan with her cygnets is beautiful. Love the poem you put with it.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. willowdot21 says:

    A lovely take on the photo!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. thanks for the reblog, Sue 🙂


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