Dear Diana has a monthly prompt going on, using a picture. It is a speculative fiction prompt, so we can write whatever we want, and this photo has been popping up into my reader on such a regular basis… things started to form in my mind…
The stormy winds did blow
The house it teetered so
The mice called for help from friend or foe
Their voices carried, but where did they go?
The snowflakes made a different sound
The elephant felt it in the ground
She followed over hill and mound
And this was what old Ellie found
A family made of her biggest fear
As she approached they raised a cheer
Even the littlest appeared to peer
And Mummy Mouse, she wiped a tear
"Oh Elephant, so big and strong,
We've been stranded for so long.
To leave us now would be so wrong.
Restore us please…
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