#Thursday photo prompt – Bleak, a poem

Robbie's inspiration

This week Sue gave us the word bleak to use for the photo prompt. She also gave us a photo, as it is a photo prompt, but I have chosen to ignore the photo and just use the word because I wanted to write this humorous poem [sorry Sue!]. You can join in the fun here: https://scvincent.com/2017/11/23/thursday-photo-prompt-bleak-writephoto/.

The disappointment

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Into Santa’s sack

young Willy did peak,

What he saw there

made him feel quite bleak.

***

His wooden sword

was nowhere to be seen,

How could Santa Clause

be so jolly mean?

***

Where had Santa hidden

his electronic device,

and the great, big snake

that you fed white mice.

***

There was no sign

of his ball and bat,

or the much desired

pet black rat.

***

In fact, all he could see

with his furtive looks,

Was a lot of objects

that looked just like BOOKS!

***

I still…

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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 scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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3 Responses to #Thursday photo prompt – Bleak, a poem

  1. Thank you for sharing my poem, Sue.

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