Spotlight Writing – Photo prompt round-up: Still #writephoto – Sue Vincent (Daily Echo)

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Hoary fingers reach

Seeking mirrored yesterdays

An ancient embrace

Passing time holds no meaning

Only the seasons will change


The photo for this week’s prompt was taken one early spring morning in Monyash, Derbyshire.

The village is a truly ancient settlement… there have been people living here for at least five thousand years, largely because of a narrow band of clay running through the limestone that allowed the formation of pools to collect the water needed to sustain life in the high hills. Only the one in the picture now remains, Fere Mere.

It is likely that the inhabitants of this village were involved, four thousand years ago, in building the great stone circle of Arbor Low, just a short distance away.

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