If it is Sunday then it is time for Alastair’s Photo Prompt. We are allotted between 100-200 words to make the picture have some meaning. This is so much fun to do and if you have not tried it you just don;t know what you are missing. I love the opportunity to use photos as a jump off and hope you enjoy!
Hugh stood stock still as his eyes found the form in front of him. For 632 long days and nights the mere thought of such an abomination approaching the shores of his beloved country sent shivers through his spine. Relentless training honed his skills to the stuff of legends. Without fail he answered the call every time the alert sounded, piloting his Spitfire into the sky through sunshine, clouds, wind, rain, sleet or snow to oppose these demonic birds of death.
Now one rested perpetually on his soil as a monument. Decades had passed since those dark days, but his feelings remained strong. His old friend silently slid in by his side and commented about the new attraction.
“I know what this means to you.”
“It was a different time and very different meaning, my friend.”
“Ja, but I know.”
“We are friends now Heinrich. Time makes all the difference.
I invite each of you to visit my entries to the Summer 2013 Blog Shorts:Dog Days of Summer challenge hosted by Blogdramedy. We write for 10 days about 10 famous dogs with 110 words or less that tells part of their non-public story. You can find those here.