19 Aug 2010

Prank




Two legs surfaced on an idle lake
Made the sleepy leisure hunters abruptly anxious
A weird hat in the vicinity
Added fire to the intensity
Until a pretty girl rose like a dolphin 


Image and prompt courtesy :  Visit magpietales  to check out fellow writers interesting pieces of writing. 

23 comments:

willow said...

I adore the evocative image of the girl rising like a dolphin. The faucet does look like a strange hat! Beautiful, quirky piece. I like it. A lot!

Nithin R S said...

Glad that you liked this limerick.This is certainly an encouragement to write more. :)

Jingle said...

lovely imagination,
adorable Magpie!

dana said...

I LOVE the unexpected!!

Helen said...

Totally unique and a clever interpretation of Willow's photo!

Nithin R S said...

Jingle,Dana and Helen,thanks to all of you for reading :)your comments gives confidence to write. have a nice day.

Carrie Burtt said...

Nithin I love this...the imagery is awesome. :-)

Nithin R S said...

Thanks. This imagery is the prompt for this poetry.

kathew said...

Love this limerick! Very fun twist on the photo

Nithin R S said...

Thanks Kathew.

Angie Muresan said...

I am so pleased it has a happy ending.

Marilyn said...

I like it, your words for this photo are so original. L love these words 'a pretty girl rose like a dolphin, beautiful imagery.

Nithin R S said...

Thanks Angie and Marilyn. Glad that you liked that line. I wondered how it will look when i wrote it. image courtesey: magpietales.

Stafford Ray said...

Damn! I missed her emergence. All I saw was the hat and feet, neither all that pretty!

Nithin R S said...

Stafford Ray ... lol :P well, you try to see her emergence in one of your sweet dreams :D thanks for reading. :)

Tumblewords: said...

Oh, what an image this is!

Nithin R S said...

Yeah , i felt the same..when i first saw it..magpie tales have great choice of pics.

thanks for reading :)

Claudia said...

..a pretty girl rose like a dolphin…evocative imagery with a playful feeling..nice

my magpie is here

Brian Miller said...

ha. nice play... a rather surreal magpie...like the imagery though. very nice.

my magpie

signed...bkm said...

nice read with a happy ending...my kind of read...bkm

Nithin R S said...

Claudia, Brian and Signed, thanks alot for reading. :)

kavisionz said...

The mystery you created was too good! And the, the fiiiine end.. Serves those hunters right! :)

Well played, Nithin!

Nithin R S said...

Kavisionz, thanks for your compliment. :)