Magpie Tales is a blog “dedicated to the enjoyment of poets and writers, for the purpose of honing their craft, sharing it with like-minded bloggers, and keeping their muses alive and well.” Each week, it offers an image as a writing prompt.
Pieces from a whole,
painted with fantasy,
hide an older history
of blood and scars —
the puzzle of memory.
No mythic glyphs or ruby slippers
no magic of moth or spirit of sage
can ever return
the Kansas Wind People.
oh, sad…yes, it’s true, some things, peoples, ways of life, are changed or lost forever. I like how you picked up on the Native American theme…I saw that too, in this image. Great writing.
Ruins lain upon ruins in an ancient land …….
Nice piece. I think memory is the biggest puzzle of all……..well, definitely in my case!