Thursday photo prompt No, we haven't forgotten: through this gate we walked, you and I, when the wall was new, the grass so green, and the sky so clear. We believed, the future was a wide alley, bordered with roses, your hand in mine, our eyes to the horizon. Then came the clouds, and … Continue reading Forgotten #writephoto
Honour The small crypt was still in darkness as we approached, on that frozen morning of January. Every year, on the same day, we gather here, on this desolate hill. As usual, we were silent, as all of us know the place, the rite, the reasons. Besides, had we anything to say we would … Continue reading Honour #writephoto
Way-Stone It is there, through the trees, you can tell how old it is showing the way, through this magic wood, through time, back to the days, when knights rested here, dreaming of you: Guinevere...
Circle They were six of them, and their leader may have been Galahad. There, they fought, back to back, from one dawn to the next, for days and nights, against the armies of Evil. There they died, for, then, knights never surrendered. And there, the circle of stones remind us: the battle continues, and … Continue reading Circle #writephoto
VVVVVVVVVVV VVVVVVVVV VVVVVVV VVVVV VVVV VVV VV V. V is Thomas Pynchon’s first novel, published in 1963. V has two story lines, that ultimately converge on the island of Malta. V stands for “Veronica”, as well as … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: April 25, 2013 ~ V.
Viviane, the Lady of the Lake, rules Avalon, the mysterious land of the Arthurian legend. She bewitches young Merlin, the magus, who has fallen in love with her, his teacher. Her gift to the young King Arthur is his sword, Excalibur. She will raise Lancelot, the perfect knight, seeker of the Holy Grail, and for … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: April 13, 2013 ~ The Lady of the Lake
“The Kamikaze (神風?, literally: "God wind"; common translation: "Divine wind") [kamikaꜜze] ( listen), official name: Tokubetsu Kōgekitai (特別攻撃隊?), Tokkō Tai (特攻隊?), or Tokkō (特攻?), were suicide attacks by military aviators from the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of thePacific campaign of World War II” - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze Often we talked about … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: April 12 – K is for Kamikaze