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Walk With Me.

Come on take a walk with me. There’s no time to waste for I want to show you something kind of magical.

No, no, it’s really not that far. Along this path and out of the woods. But then we must go carefully, quietly, or they will take flight, the sight.

What? Who? I’m not going to say. You’ll just have to wait and see.

Now we need to head on over towards the sea, but no, not too fast now. If we get too close they will disappear.

Hit the ground and crawl up to the top of this rise. Quietly, quietly.

And look!

Horses of the sea and air. Spreading their wings, these magical, mythical beasts.

Have you ever seen anything quite so magnificent?


Submitted: April 17, 2019

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Bert Broomberg

Great combination of text and image. Well done.

Wed, April 17th, 2019 3:13pm

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Thanks, Bert. Glad you enjoyed it.

Wed, April 17th, 2019 9:25am

Mike S.

An excellent take on the pic, Hull!

Wed, April 17th, 2019 4:13pm

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Thanks, Mike!

Wed, April 17th, 2019 9:25am

Jeff Bezaire

If only. :)
Beautiful piece, Hully. Magic is truly in the air in this story.

Wed, April 17th, 2019 6:59pm

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Thanks so much for that, Jeff.

Wed, April 17th, 2019 12:05pm

Vance Currie

This makes me think of waves crashing on a seashore. That's probably not what you intended, but that was the image I conjured up from your words. Horses of the sea - but perhaps not of the air.

Wed, April 17th, 2019 9:20pm

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Ah, but they had wings, Joe, so maybe a bit of both. Thanks so much for taking the time to both read and comment.

Thu, April 18th, 2019 12:06pm

Sue Harris

Lovely short story, with great build up and intrigue. Magical, Hully.

Thu, April 18th, 2019 2:58pm

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Thanks so much for giving this a read, Sue. It's much appreciated.

Thu, April 18th, 2019 12:45pm

Derina Peng

Loved it! The coversational text and the image! It threw a spark in the air.

Sat, April 20th, 2019 2:09pm

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Thanks so much for that, Derina. It brought a much-needed smile.

Sat, April 20th, 2019 7:33am

Sharief Hendricks

wasn't expecting a photo...brilliant

my Pegasus were black beauties...love yours too...

Wed, June 24th, 2020 11:05am

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I need to go back to writing about things other than death again, I guess. Thanks, Sharief.

Wed, June 24th, 2020 12:23pm

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