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Turrets – Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

A castle stands, on a mountain high Its turrets, reaching for the sky Towers, decorating its building, where The strong and valiant, fought despair Coated in dusted powder, fine Winter, cloaks a different time Continue reading at Night Owl Poetry

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Turrets – Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

It was one of those moments that had seemed a good idea at the time but as we arrived at the crumbling castle doubt set into my mind. Breathless from our climb up the jagged hill, we collected around the … Continue reading

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The turrets of home – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Trudging through the cold night, the last remnants of the winter snow on the ground, she finally saw the lights glowing from the windows ahead. Above her the familiar turrets of the castle loomed. Four years since she had been … Continue reading

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Bearding the lion…

“You busy?” I flick the phone onto speaker, my hands are otherwise occupied. “Just a bit.” “What’re you up to?” “Sticking pasta in a beard.” There is a long silence on the other end of the phone… “Could you repeat … Continue reading

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Househunters International – Fandango #writephoto

“Oh honey, I love it,” Sheila said to her husband. “Can’t you image our daughters walking down that elegant stairway wearing their formal gowns on prom night?” “I don’t know, Sheila,” Ben said. “It’s kinda dark and somewhat ominous looking, … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Desormais…

Desormais…henceforth…that is the motto over the gatehouse at Skipton Castle. It was probably the first word of French that I learned as a child and almost certainly the first I remember seeing written… even though it is written in stone.  … Continue reading

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Raiding the Castle on the Rocky Coast – Frank Hubeny #writephoto

Why would someone build a castle there Where soil is scarce and little wants to grow Except for moss and plants who only care I do not trample on them as I go? Why do I bother making secrets show, … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Ancient and modern

Although I have driven through it on a number of occasions, I hadn’t been to Conwy since I was seventeen. Thankfully, any pictures I might have of that trip,  are long since lost, or the scanner won’t work, or something… … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Harlech

Leaving Portmeirion and its mysteries behind, we drove across the estuary to Harlech in search of lunch. Stuart and I had parked beneath the Norman castle that morning when we were in search of breakfast. The imposing bulk of the … Continue reading

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#WritePhoto #NationalPoetryMonth The Haunted by Luccia Gray

The Haunted Castle She stood the test of time, Towering proudly on the summit, Watching over the raging sea, Howling in the wind, ‘Come back!’ Convinced he must obey her, The Queen of the haunted castle, Terrified the travellers who … Continue reading

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